The patient is an 8-year-old girl with a smattering of brown to black lesions on her arms. They’re not painful or causing discomfort, but her mother is concerned because they look darker than the average freckle. Exam reveals small (less than 0.5 mm), round, hyperpigmented macules.            

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An 8-Year-Old Girl with Lesions on Her Arms
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