Vitamin D paper

Vitamin D paper

This paper suggests “…it might be more important for people with CMN to make sure their Vitamin D levels are good than it is for the average person…” and “that all children with CMN should take a Vitamin D supplement throughout the winter months.” To read the full paper follow this link. Watch an explanation…

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Expressions of CMN

Expressions of CMN As a rare disease, Congenital Melanocytic Naevi (CMN) has many expressions. For some CMN expresses itself solely on the skin as a dark brown birthmark covering up to 80% of the body and in varying forms, such as flat, raised, lumpy, hairy, itchy and fragile. Raised and lumpy CMN can be limiting…

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CMN through the lens: Using photo-elicitation interviews to explore adjustment in adolescents with a rare birthmark condition

You may remember this News Article we published from Ella Guest, Senior Research Fellow based at the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR), in August 2021. The paper that Dr Ella Guest wrote as her doctoral thesis, based on this work, has now been published in the journal Body Image. The paper concludes “In summary, this…

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