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  1. Manju Paul1,
  2. Helen Goodyear2,
  3. Desiderio Rodrigues3,
  4. Annette Loffeld1
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
  3. 3Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
  1. Correspondence to Dr Manju Paul, Department of Dermatology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK; manjupaul{at}doctors.org.uk

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  • 1. Yes. The true prevalence of OSD in the general population is unknown.1 Approximately 3% of normal infants have cutaneous markers.2 Between 3% and 8% of these infants with cutaneous markers will have an underlying OSD.3 ,4 About 76% (range 43%–95%) of patients with OSD have cutaneous lesions in the affected area, most commonly subcutaneous lipomas, dimples, port wine stains, localised hypertrichosis, faun tail and dermal …

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