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Image Number 1428 (Acquired nevus flammeus)

 
Morphology:
Macule red

Diagnosis: Acquired nevus flammeus

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 22

Type:

Description:

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: The great majority of cases of nevus flammeus are congenital, however rarely it may be acquired as in the presented case. A large unilateral nevus flammeus involved the right side of the face and part of the surrounding neck of four years duration. No history of corticosteroid application to the involved site was given.

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