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CLINICAL PICTURE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-66

Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye


Department of Dermatology, AIIMS, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Date of Submission01-Mar-2020
Date of Decision11-Jul-2020
Date of Acceptance23-Jul-2020
Date of Web Publication16-May-2022

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta
AIIMS, Gorakhpur, Kunraghat 273008, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/Pigmentinternational.Pigmentinternational_

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  Abstract 


A ten year old boy presented with black hairy nevus over left eyelid since birth.He did not have any complains of vision. The nevus was progressing in size encroaching over upper eyelid with minute papules in eyelid margin. It was diagnosed as congenital hairy melanocytic nevus clinically. His parents were advised laser therapy after he reaches maturity as a management option. The location of the nevus made it worth reporting.

Keywords: Boy, congenital hairy melanocytic nevus


How to cite this article:
Gupta SK, Kumari S. Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye. Pigment Int 2022;9:65-6

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Gupta SK, Kumari S. Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye. Pigment Int [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Jul 1];9:65-6. Available from: https://www.pigmentinternational.com/text.asp?2022/9/1/65/345293




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A ten year old boy presented with black hairy nevus over left eyelid since birth.He did not have any complains of vision. The nevus was progressing in size encroaching over upper eyelid with minute papules in eyelid margin. It was diagnosed as congenital hairy melanocytic nevus clinically. Family history was not significant. His parents were advised laser therapy after he reaches maturity as a management option.[1]

The location of the nevus made it worth reporting [Figure 1] and [Figure 2].
Figure 1 Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over left eyelid in the child (with open eye)

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Figure 2 Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over left eyelid in the child mainly involving the upper eyelid

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Raina UK, Seth A, Gupta A, Batta S. Ocular findings in a case of periorbital giant congenital melanocytic nevus. Oman J Ophthalmol 2014;7:153-5.  Back to cited text no. 1
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