Halo giant congenital melanocytic nevus: in vitro immunologic studies.

Abstract

We have assessed in vitro humoral and cell-mediated immune reactions of a patient with a giant congenital melanocytic nevus that showed clinical and histologic evidence of spontaneous regression. Nevus cell-specific antibody was detected in the patient's serum, which was cytotoxic to epidermal cells isolated from the pigmented nevus and specifically to… (More)

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@article{Berman1988HaloGC, title={Halo giant congenital melanocytic nevus: in vitro immunologic studies.}, author={B. Berman and Annette Shaieb and Dennis S. France and D D Altchek}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={1988}, volume={19 5 Pt 2}, pages={954-60} }