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Image Number 898 (Becker's Naevus)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Becker's Naevus

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 23

Type: Clinical

Description: well demarcated hyperpigmented patch

Submitted by: Ebtisam Elghblawi

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This is a form of benign late onset birth mark; typically occuring around puberty (early teens) as an irregular well demarcated hyperpigmented patch, occurring on one side of the body only. The area may expand and develop into large and hairy, but remains fixed in site. It occurs over the upper trunk, buttocks or shoulders.

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