Bathing trunk nevus with multiple satellite lesions and neuroid proliferations
Keywords:Giant congenital melanocytic nevus, neuroid proliferations, satellite lesions
AbstractGiant congenital melanocytic nevus (GCMN) are rare melanocytic proliferations of the skin. These may be associated with benign neuroid proliferations, lipomas and abnormalities such as spina bifida. Major concern with GCMN is risk of neurocutaneous melanosis (NCM), melanoma, or other complications. We report a case of a 4- year-old girl with an extensive hyperpigmented plaque that covered her entire trunk involving almost 50% of her body surface area, highly suggestive of a giant congenital melanocytic nevus. Multiple neuroid proliferations were present.
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