John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Agminated Spitz nevus arising in normal skin with redundant HRAS mutation Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017

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Authors
1 Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Caen, Avenue de la Côte de Nacre, 14000 Caen,
2 Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Caen, Avenue de la Côte de Nacre, 14000 Caen,
3 Department of Biopathology, Centre Léon Bérard, 28 rue Laennec, 69008 Lyon, France

Clinical, morphological and genetic studies of agminated Spitz nevi (ASN) are rare [1, 2]. We report the case of a four-year-old Caucasian boy, who presented with six clustered, pink to brown, small papules on the posterior side of the left arm. Size ranged from 3 to 7 mm (figure 1A). These lesions started as a unique papule in unpigmented skin. A history of severe atopic dermatitis was present. All lesions were resected and had a similar histological appearance with a symmetric, well-demarcated, [...]