'Batman mask' due to congenital melanocyte naevus
A baby girl born with a 'Batman mask' birthmark on her face has undergone her first 'successful' surgery in Russia.

Luna Fenner, of Florida, flew across the world for the pioneering treatment that isn't available in the US yet.

The seven-month-old was born with congenital melanocytic naevus, a skin condition which produces abnormally dark blemishes, usually across the face.

What is congenital melanocyte naevus (CMN)?
Around one per cent of babies are born with a CMN. However, they are often much smaller. In some cases, they can be hairy.
CMNs are sometimes called 'brown birthmarks'. They get bigger as children age. They don't usually cause any complications but they can be itchy. There is a slight risk of melanoma, thought people with bigger CMNs face the highest risk - but it is still low.

'A naevus is another word for a mole. A mole that is present from birth is known as a congenital melanocytic naevus (or birthmark).'

Treatment is usually surgery to remove the blemish. Full-thickness grafts may be required for large growths. If surgery is not possible due to the size, location or thickness of the blemish, laser therapy may help to reduce pigmentation and make it less hairy. Dermabrasion may also be used. This involves resurfacing the skin so it grows back smoother.

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7553557/Baby-girl-born-Batman-mask-birthmark-face-successful-surgery-Russia.html
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In such & similar situations, parents & all other people must take ultimate care & responsibility not to harm the mentality (ie inner personality) of the child, while she/he grows and even later. The applicable general rule is that no person should be condemned or blamed for a trouble that the person has to go through, even when the person is not at fault, ie when destiny, through the situations, causes the trouble.... Read more
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