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Image Number 798 (Nevus comedonicus)


Diagnosis: Nevus comedonicus

Site: Neck side

Sex: M

Age: 10

Type: Clinical

Description: Keratin filled comedones

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Nevus comedonicus, first described by Kormann in 1985, consists of a collection of dilated pores plugged with pigmented keratinaceous material.  The majority of cases present at birth or before age 10 years.

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