Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2013) Volume 17, Issue 1

Case report: Becker's nevus in Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Becker's nevus, also called Becker's melanosis or pigmented hairy epidermal nevus, is a benign cutaneous hamartoma characterized by hyperpigmented macule usually with hypertrichosis. It is rarely associated with neurofibromatosis. We report a 2 ½ yrs old male child with coexistent congenital Becker’s nevus and type 1 neurofibromatosis.

Author(s): P. Uvaraj, R. Rathisharmila, G. Harini, V. Ilamaran

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