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Symmetrical bilateral Becker melanosis: A rare presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20040251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Becker melanosis, also known as Becker nevus, is a relatively common cutaneous hamartoma. The condition is classically characterized by a unilateral, hyperpigmented patch with varying degrees of hypertrichosis on a peripubertal individual. As Becker nevi are generally singular in a given individual, there are very few reported cases of multiple or bilateral lesions. We herein report a rare case of bilateral, symmetrical, non-syndromic Becker melanosis and we discuss possible pathogenesis and current treatment options.
Authors:
Kelli D Grim; Carina A Wasko
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-30     Completed Date:  2010-03-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Male
Melanosis / pathology*
Middle Aged
Thorax

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