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What could be the reason for black spots around the pupil of a 3 year old ?

my 3 year old has got black spots around her pupil. can anyone tell me what can cause that?
Thu, 5 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi,
Usually there are whitish silver color spots looking like black,these are called Betot'spot and it shows Vitamin A deficiency
Another possibility is there may be pigmented spot in the eye for that you have not to worry..
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
hello,
it may be bitots spot but consult a opthalamologist and get checked and follow his advice
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