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Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus

Member Rated 3
Patient case no. 525852
Date added 14 January 2016

Patient details

Age Child
Location Sudan
Sex M
Localisation Head / faceHead / face / beardHead / face / cheekHead / face / chinHead / face / conjunctivaHead / face / earHead / face / eyebrowsHead / face / eyelidHead / face / foreheadHead / face / hairlineHead / face / labiaHead / face / mandibleHead / face / noseHead / face / orbitsHead / face / retroauricular foldsHead / face / templeHeadHead / neckHead / scalpUpper limbs / shoulderUpper limbsUpper limbs / upper armsUpper limbs / lower arms (incl. wrists)Upper limbs / handsUpper limbs / hands / back of the handsUpper limbs / hands / fingersUpper limbs / hands / nailsUpper limbs / hands / palmsUpper limbs / elbowsTrunk / backTrunkTrunk / chest

Description

Giant hairy congenital nevus is usually difficult to manage due to its size and potential to develop melanoma.


Primary Lesions

Pathophysiology


Symptoms
Diagnosis Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus
Dark skin Y
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression N

Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus

Member Rated 3
Patient case no. 525852
Date added 14 January 2016

Patient details

Age Child
Location Sudan
Sex M
Localisation Head / faceHead / face / beardHead / face / cheekHead / face / chinHead / face / conjunctivaHead / face / earHead / face / eyebrowsHead / face / eyelidHead / face / foreheadHead / face / hairlineHead / face / labiaHead / face / mandibleHead / face / noseHead / face / orbitsHead / face / retroauricular foldsHead / face / templeHeadHead / neckHead / scalpUpper limbs / shoulderUpper limbsUpper limbs / upper armsUpper limbs / lower arms (incl. wrists)Upper limbs / handsUpper limbs / hands / back of the handsUpper limbs / hands / fingersUpper limbs / hands / nailsUpper limbs / hands / palmsUpper limbs / elbowsTrunk / backTrunkTrunk / chest

Description

Giant hairy congenital nevus is usually difficult to manage due to its size and potential to develop melanoma.


Primary Lesions

Pathophysiology


Symptoms
Diagnosis Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus
Dark skin Y
Pregnancy N
Immuno-suppression N

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Mohamed Mahdi