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Image Number 1401 (Nevus of Ota)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Nevus of Ota

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 35

Type:

Description: Slate-grey hyperpigmented patch.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A slate-grey to bluish hyperpigmented patch affected the right side of the face mainly the area supplied by the maxillary branch of the trigeminal nerve was noticed since birth. The conjunctiva, sclera and the skin surrounding the eye were not involved.

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