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Case report of giant congenital melanocytic naevus

Author(s): Shilpa Reddy, Archana S, Shefali Singhal, Muruganandam TV, Hamedullah A

Journal: International Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences
ISSN 2319-5886

Volume: 2;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 976;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: : Bathing trunk nevus | Satellite lesions | Lipoma

This is a case of giant congenital melanocytic nevus, associated with a single lipoma & multiple satellite lesions. Biopsy report showed skin with groups of nevoid cells extending into underlying fat, intimately associated with the lobules & surrounding many blood vessels. The systemic examination was normal. This is a typical case of a giant congenital melanocytic nevus with satellite lesions and a lipoma association. As the surface area is greater than 40cm in diameter; the risk of developing melanoma is higher.

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