Email: anupamdasdr gmail. A year-old girl presented with asymptomatic skin lesions over the left side of the face, which were present since birth. At birth, the lesions were limited to the mandibular region only but they increased in number with advancing age to involve the whole left side of the face.
Updated in January A mole is a common benign skin lesion due to a local proliferation of pigment cells melanocytes. A brown or black mole contains the pigment melaninso may also be called a pigmented naevus.
Nevi are proposed to reflect the mosaicism and thus generally follow the different archetypal patterns of mosaicism. Blaschko's lines are the most common pattern of mosaicism. There have been many attempts to elucidate the Blaschko's lines on face from the distributional patterns of different nevi, but studies that evaluated exclusively pigmentary nevi are sparse.
NINA R. This is part II of a two-part article on newborn skin. Birthmarks in newborns are common sources of parental concern. Although most treatment recommendations are based on expert opinion, limited evidence exists to guide management of these conditions.
European Journal of Plastic Surgery. Congenital melanocytic nevi CMNespecially those of the face, cause great psychological stress to the patient. Giant-sized lesions coupled with the complex anatomy and functional demands of the region complicate treatment, more so in adults.
The treatment of congenital facial nevi is often difficult and challenging. Previous authors have reported their techniques, results, and complications when treating these lesions. Our objectives are to simplify the treatment planning by subdividing the lesions with a new classification and using this to formulate a surgical algorithm.
Flores-Sarnat of Alberta Children's Hospital has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. This article includes discussion of epidermal nevus syndrome, linear sebaceous nevus of Jadassohn, linear nevus sebaceous syndrome, linear sebaceous nevus syndrome, organoid nevus syndrome, keratinocytic nevus syndrome, and linear epidermal nevus syndrome. The foregoing terms may include synonyms, similar disorders, variations in usage, and abbreviations.
Sturge-Weber syndrome SWSalso known as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, is a rare vascular neurocutaneous alteration. It is characterized by facial nevus - usually unilateral, seizures, hemiparesis, intracranial calcification, mental retardation and ocular involvement. Nevertheless each case of SWS is unique and exhibits the characteristic features to a varying degree.
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Location of BN at other sites is an exception. The theory of somatic mosaicism and androgen sensitivity supports the origin and characteristics of BN. Here, we report an interesting and unusual case of BN on face with asymmetric growth of beard and acne on the same with complete absence of hair on other side of the face.