Almost newborn babies have birthmarks on their bodies.
Each baby has a unique birthmark, but what happens if the birthmark that is owned by this baby covers his body. Check out the story of the baby with the giant birthmark below. A giant birthmark, that’s the nickname given to the black mark that Dylan Little has. Even this boy had almost eighty percent of his body covered in birthmarks. Even on parts of the body like ears to the bottom of this boy was covered by dark colored hair. What caused him to have a giant birthmark?
In a medical study known as Congenital Melanocytic Nevus, a condition that is considered a rare condition. This giant birthmark only occurs in one in twenty thousand children with a birthmark. Especially with a very large birthmark that almost covers the body part of Ibu Kara’s child.
Even according to his parents, this condition occurred when Dylan was born. Dylan’s mother, Kara was very surprised when the back of her child was black and bleeding. Even his parents were worried that Dylan’s condition was a sign of malignant cancer. So that several penganggulan performed, one of which is surgery.
When he was a baby, 26 operations were performed to remove black marks on his body. Now that he is four years old, Dylan still has to undergo surgery because there are still 50 percent of birthmarks that have not been removed. The hope is that after the operation the skin will return to normal like a child in general.
An operative attempt was made to remove a mole on Dylan’s body using an expander, a kind of balloon. In the process the balloons are placed under the skin. Then, it is filled with liquid so that the birthmarks on Dyan’s skin become stretchy. After three months, the expander will be issued. Meanwhile, the stretched skin will be used to cover the part of the mole that has been removed.
The operations that have been done on Dylan are on the parts around the shoulders, neck and upper back. Mother hopes that the operation will be able to remove the black marks on Dylan’s body. He was very worried that if he left this black birthmark it would be a sign of malignant cancer that was attacking his baby.
Various methods are used to ensure that Dylan’s mole will not change to a sign of malignant cancer, one of which is by running a SCAN and MRI. This examination is carried out twice a year. So that parents can find out the development of Dylan’s black birthmark.
The big birthmark that this boy had made him ostracized even many people around his environment called Dylan Monster. Of course this will affect the confidence of this 4 year old child. Even Dylan was once kicked out by a supermarket manager when consumers complained about Dylan’s physical condition.
As a parent, Kara tries to stay strong and build a brave and confident spirit in her child. In fact, every time they leave the house, their children always carry an information card that contains Dylan’s condition. As parents, they will try to give the best for their children, no matter what happens later.
For the information that the authors get, Giant Congenital Nevus, this condition is not dangerous depending on the skin. It’s just that if a lot of people appear on a person’s skin, it will lead to a benign tumor that can even become a threat as a sign of a more severe disease. Meanwhile, the risk of Giant Congenital Nevus leading to cancer varies greatly from 1-10 percent.