, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 186-194
Date: 26 Sep 2012

Update on Epidermal Nevi and Associated Syndromes


There are several different types of epidermal nevi, including keratinocyte epidermal nevi, nevus sebaceous, nevus comedonicus, and Becker nevus. This article highlights the varied clinical and histologic features of epidermal nevi, discusses recent data on pathogenesis, and provides an update on treatment options. Syndromes associated with epidermal nevi also are described.