Pigmentary Lesions/Pigmentary Skin Changes

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
  • Homero Gustavo de Campos Guidi
  • Walter BeldaJr.


Melanocytic lesions of the male genital area are rare, and they share similar histological features to those pigmented lesions from other body sites. However, benign pigmented mucocutaneous macules have been described under various terms, which may cause a certain degree of confusion for non-dermatologist practitioners interested in the subject. This Chapter reviews the pigmentary lesions and pigmentary skin changes that may affect the male external genitalia


Alopecia Areata Lichen Sclerosus Melanocytic Nevus Melanocytic Lesion Seborrheic Keratosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
    • 1
  • Homero Gustavo de Campos Guidi
    • 2
  • Walter BeldaJr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital (HIAE)São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.University of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil

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