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Image Number 2443 (Congenital melanocytic nevus)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Congenital melanocytic nevus

Site: Forehead

Sex: F

Age: 16

Type:

Description: Well-demarcated hyperpigmented patch.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 An asymptomatic, oval-shaped brownish patch about 3x1.5 cm diameters involved the forhead since birth. It has been removed in 2 stages with primary suturing.



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