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Image Number 679 (Nevus of Ota)


Diagnosis: Nevus of Ota

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 25

Type: Clinical

Description: Unilateral Blue discoloration over malar area of face and pigmentation over sclera

Submitted by: Karumuri Siva Rami Reddy

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Differential Diagnosis


A 25 year old male presented with gradually progressive blue discoloration over malar area of face and sclera unilaterally over a period of 5 years.No familial history.No oral mucosal involvement.No other Clinical findings.Nevus of Ota was diagnosed clinically.

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