Pigment International

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

Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye


Sunil Kumar Gupta, Sushantika Kumari 
 Department of Dermatology, AIIMS, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta
AIIMS, Gorakhpur, Kunraghat 273008, Uttar Pradesh
India

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.



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Gupta SK, Kumari S. Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye.Pigment Int 2022;9:65-66


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Gupta SK, Kumari S. Congenital hairy melanocytic nevus over eye. Pigment Int [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Aug 13 ];9:65-66
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 CASE HISTORY



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}{Figure 2}

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References

1Raina 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.