Epidermal nevi and the epidermal nevus syndrome. A review of 131 cases.

@article{Rogers1989EpidermalNA,
  title={Epidermal nevi and the epidermal nevus syndrome. A review of 131 cases.},
  author={Maureen Rogers and I D McCrossin and Christopher A Commens},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={476-88}
}
One hundred thirty-one patients with epidermal nevi are reviewed. The commonest site of involvement was the head and neck, and 13% of patients had widespread lesions. Ages of onset ranged from birth to 14 years. A spread beyond the original distribution was noted in 37% of patients. Many clinical patterns occurred, including eight cases of inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus. A variety of other cutaneous abnormalities were found. Biopsies were performed in 41 cases. Three patients… CONTINUE READING

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