Hyperpigmented nevus.

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Bonifazi E., Milano A., Caprio F., Garofalo L. 2011. Hyperpigmented nevus. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 21 (1):29-48.


Bonifazi E. Milano A. Caprio F. Garofalo L.
pp. 29-48


Hyperpigmented nevus is a common skin lesion characterized by an increased content of
melanin in the epidermis with a normal number of melanocytes, but in literature there are
only a few very large cases. This paper describes the characteristics of 489 clinical cases of
hyperpigmented nevus and focuses on its differential diagnosis, particularly from segmental


Hyperpigmented nevus, hypermelanic nevus, Hyperpigmentation, neurofibromatosis, Segmental neurofibromatosis