Carbon baby syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Universal acquired melanosis
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Carbon baby syndrome, also known as universal acquired melanosis, is a rare form of hyperpigmentation. The skin of affected infants progressively darkens over the first years of life in the absence of other symptoms. The cause of the condition is unknown.
Last updated: 7/1/2014
- Kumar P, Ghosh K, Maiti A. Carbon baby syndrome (universal acquired melanosis). Indian Pediatr. December 2011; 48(12):967-8. http://www.indianpediatrics.net/dec2011/967.pdf. Accessed 7/1/2014.
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