Nevus spilus

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Nevus spilus
Synonyms Large congenital melanocytic nevus
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Nevus spilus, approximately 3 cm x 4 cm

Nevus spilus (also known as speckled lentiginous nevus and zosteriform lentiginous nevus[1]) is a skin lesion that presents as a light brown or tan macule, speckled with smaller, darker macules or papules.[2]:685. Prevalance is around 2%, according to a limited study by Kopf et al [3]

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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. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  3. ^ Kopf, et al. (1985). "Prevalence of congenital-nevus-like nevi, nevi spili, and café au lait spots". PMID 4004301. 

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