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Nevus Comedonicus

definition

Rare developmental abnormality of the skin in which grouped hair follicles filled with horny plugs constitute a prominent feature. Groups of comedones in a linear or band-like distribution appear on any part of the body, with the face, neck, upper arm, chest, and abdomen as predilection sites. Although usually present at birth they can present later in life.

synonyms

Nevus Comedonicus, Comedo Nevus

UMLS

Acne naevus, Acne nevus, Acneiform naevus, Acneiform nevus, Comedo naevus, Comedo nevus, Follicular naevus, Follicular nevus, Naevus comedonicus, Nevus comedonicus, Nevus, comedonicus, Pilosebaceous naevoid disorder, Pilosebaceous nevoid disorder

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9 images found for this diagnose
localisation: axilla, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: mamma, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: face, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: axilla, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: axilla, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Nevus Comedonicus