Nevus Spilus (Speckled Lentiginous Nevus) in the Oral Cavity: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.

@article{Torres2017NevusS,
  title={Nevus Spilus (Speckled Lentiginous Nevus) in the Oral Cavity: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.},
  author={Karen Geovanna Araujo Torres and Laura N Carle and Michael P. Royer},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          e8-e12
        }
}
The congenital melanocytic nevus is a pigmented melanocytic lesion that presents at birth or shortly thereafter. It is commonly described on the skin, usually on the trunk and extremities. Only five intraoral cases of congenital melanocytic nevi have been described in the English literature. A nevus spilus (speckled lentiginous nevus) is a clinical variant of congenital melanocytic nevus. The authors present the case of a 19-year-old male with an intraoral nevus spilus. The anterior mandibular… CONTINUE READING

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