Resolution of vitiligo following excision of halo congenital melanocytic nevus: a rare case report.

@article{Wang2016ResolutionOV,
  title={Resolution of vitiligo following excision of halo congenital melanocytic nevus: a rare case report.},
  author={Kai Wang and Zhi Yu Wang and Wei-qing Huang},
  journal={Dermatologic therapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={145-7}
}
Halo congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) associated with vitiligo is rare, especially with regard to CMN excision. Only two reports of excision of halo CMN following repigmentation of vitiligo are found in the literature. We present a case of a girl with halo CMN and periorbital vitiligo. The halo CMN was excised and followed by spontaneous improvement of vitiligo. The result suggests excision of the inciting lesion may be a promising way to control vitiligo.