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Giant congenital melanocytic nevus scalp: report of a rare case

Author(s): A. Bhagyalakshmi | P.V. Sudhakar | P. Uma | P. Urmila Devi

Journal: International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
ISSN 2320-6071

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 317;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Garment nevus | Scalp | Rare

Giant congenital melanocytic nevus (garment nevus) is a kind of congenital malformation of neural crest cells with size greater than 20 cm. Malignant melanoma may develop in 2-31% of these lesions. The objective of this paper is to present a unique case of giant nevus which is rare. [Int J Res Med Sci 2013; 1(3.000): 317-319]
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