Congenital pigmented nevi of the auricle: clinical experience and approach to treatment.

@article{Adler2009CongenitalPN,
  title={Congenital pigmented nevi of the auricle: clinical experience and approach to treatment.},
  author={Neta Adler and Alexander R. Margulis and Bruce S. Bauer},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={
          1932-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Congenital pigmented nevi of the auricle are uncommon. The authors' approach is to excise these nevi and perform reconstruction because of the risk of malignant transformation and the aesthetic and psychological effects these nevi can have on the child. This study presents the authors' experience in treating congenital nevi of the ear and suggests treatment principles and guidelines for the reconstructive surgeon. METHODS Fourteen patients with congenital nevus of the ear were… CONTINUE READING

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