Connective tissue nevus

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Connective tissue nevus
Storiform collagenoma, H&E stain
Classification and external resources
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A connective tissue nevus (also known as a "collagenoma", "elastoma", and "shagreen patch"[1]) may be present at birth or appear within the first few years, is elevated, soft to firm, varying from 0.5 to several centimeters in diameter, and may be grouped, linear, or irregularly distributed.[2]:993

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.