Nevoid Skin Findings

  • Nanette B. Silverberg
  • Nanette B. Silverberg


Birthmarks and acquired nevoid skin findings are a group of skin diseases in which one (nevus) or two or more (hamartoma) cell types are increased in number or functionally altered. Hamartomas are generally localized tumors of cells that are normal to a region, as opposed to choristomas, which contain cells abnormal to a region.


Neurofibromatosis Type Seborrheic Dermatitis Melanocytic Nevus Pyogenic Granuloma Congenital Melanocytic Nevus 
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Many thanks to Dr. Ashfaq Marghoob for his interesting and expert insight into melanocytic nevi of childhood.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nanette B. Silverberg
    • 1
  • Nanette B. Silverberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyPediatric and Adolescent Dermatology St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical CentersNew YorkUSA

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