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43. Picture of Epidermal Nevus

Picture of Epidermal Nevus.
Image Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Epidermal nevus (EN) is a benign hamartomatous growth. It presents as a group of verrucous, closely grouped, skin-colored to brown papules often in a linear arrangement following the Lines of Blaschko. It develops primarily in childhood. There are several variations of EN including localized nevus unius lateris. Systematized EN, EN syndrome, and inflammatory verrucous epidermal nevus (IVEN).

In this photo is a young man with an epidermal nevus limited to his neck nape.

Text Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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