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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-39

Giant bilateral Becker's nevus: Uncommon presentation of a common disease


1 Department of Dermatology, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Dermatology, KPC Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Anupam Das
“Prerana” 19, Phoolbagan, Kolkata - 700 086, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2349-5847.184261

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Becker's nevus or melanosis is an acquired pigmented hairy nevus with both epidermal and dermal components, commonly seen in males. Herein, we report a case of giant bilateral Becker's nevus involving shoulder, scapular region, anterior chest and both the arms. Bilaterally, symmetrical presentation and large area of involvement make it a rare case.


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