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Image Number 704 (Nevus depigmentosus)


Diagnosis: Nevus depigmentosus

Site: Abdomen

Sex: M

Age: 1

Type: Clinical

Description: Hypopigmented patch

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Nevus depigmentosus is defined as a congenital nonprogressive hypopigmented macule or patch that is stable in its relative size and distribution throughout life. It usually involves trunk and extremities.  Clinical diagnostic criteria for ND include (i) leukoderma present at birth or onset early in life, (ii) no alteration in distribution of leukoderma throughout life (iii) no alteration in texture, or change of sensation, in the affected area and (iv) no hyperpigmented border around the achromic area.

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