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Image Number 1939 (Nevus comedonicus)


Diagnosis: Nevus comedonicus

Site: Trunk

Sex: F

Age: 22


Description: Closely arranged black comedones.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Grouped closely-arranged slightly elevated papules with central black keratinous plugs involved one side the trunk near the shoulder area. At one side of the nevus inflammatory cyst surrounded by a small area of cellulitis is seen. The nevus had been noticed since early childhood.

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