Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Poliosis in a 3-Day-Old Boy: Is it Just a Coincidence?

Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Poliosis in a 3-Day-Old Boy: Is it Just a Coincidence?

Authors

  • Ahu Yorulmaz Ankara Bilkent City Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Ankara, Turkey
  • Ayse Akbas Ankara Bilkent City Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Ankara, Turkey

Keywords:

congenital, melanocytic nevi, giant, poliosis, developmental abnormalities

References

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2. Yosipovitch G, Feinmesser M, Mutalik S. Poliosis associated with a giant congenital nevus. Arch Dermatol. 1999;135(7):859-61.
3. Lee WJ, Lee SM, Won CH, et al. Coexistence of congenital giant melanocytic nevus of the scalp with cranial defect, poliosis, and hair loss. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013;30(6):e226-7.
4. Kinsler VA, Thomas AC, Ishida M, et al. Multiple congenital melanocytic nevi and neurocutaneous melanosis are caused by postzygotic mutations in codon 61 of NRAS. J Invest Dermatol. 2013;133(9):2229-36.

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Published

2022-02-02

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Research Letter

How to Cite

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Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Poliosis in a 3-Day-Old Boy: Is it Just a Coincidence?. Dermatol Pract Concept [Internet]. 2022 Feb. 2 [cited 2024 Apr. 23];12(1):e2022040. Available from: https://dpcj.org/index.php/dpc/article/view/1810

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