Hanae BOUZIDI*, Salim Galouj and Fatima Zahra MERNISSI
Department of dermatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco
Received: 27 January, 2015; Accepted: 30 March, 2015; Published: 31 March, 2015
Hanae BOUZIDI, Boulevard Almadina Lmounaoura, Résidence Bilal, N°10, Hay Amal, Narjiss, Fes, Morocco, Email:
BOUZIDI H, Galouj S, MERNISSI FZ (2015) Woman with Giant Lesion in the Trunk. Int J Dermatol Clin Res 1(1): 007-008. DOI: 10.17352/2455-8605.000002
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The congenital melanocytic nevus is a type of melanocytic nevus found in infants at birth. This type of birthmark occurs in an estimated 1% of infants worldwide. It may be divided into the Small, medium-sized congenital nevocytic nevus and giant congenital melanocytic nevus also known as “Bathing trunk nevus,”. We report a case in a 42-year-old woman.
A 42-year-old woman presented to the department of dermatology, reporting a lesion on her trunk (Figure), which had been present since birth and progressively increased in size. No history of new lesions or lesions that have recently increased in size. Physical examination revealed a brown to black lesion occupying the upper half of the front face of the trunk and the entire back, extending to the upper limbs, with many proliferative nodules of varying size, without active bleeding, ulceration, or purulence (Figure 1).
The dermoscopic examination found the presence of globular pattern, homogeneous pattern, points (Figure 2).
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