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Image Number 2436 (Halo nevus)


Diagnosis: Halo nevus

Site: Forehead

Sex: F

Age: 17


Description: Depigmented halo around melanocytic nevus.

Submitted by: Professor Khalil Al-Hamdi

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Differential Diagnosis


 A 17-year-old female annoyed by the recent appearance of a melanocytic nevus surrounded by depigmented halo of two months duration. She had no previous personal or family history of vitiligo.

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