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The diagnostic usefulness of dermoscopy for nevus depigmentosus Volume 21, numéro 4, July-August 2011

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Department of Dermatology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2 Ohno-Higashi, Osaka-Sayama 589-8511, Japan

ejd.2011.1414 Auteur(s) : Naoki OISO naoiso@med.kindai.ac.jp, Akira KAWADA Department of Dermatology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2 Ohno-Higashi, Osaka-Sayama 589-8511, Japan Nevus depigmentosus is a demarcated hypopigmented macule, commonly present at birth and changing little thereafter [1, 2]. Recent studies have revealed the presence of normal or reduced numbers of melanocytes with morphological abnormalities in the melanosomes [3]. It is believed to be an isolated nevoid anomaly [...]