Friday, 21 December 2007

Halo nevus

A 25-year-old man consulted for 2 cases of depigmentation around nevi on his back.


Case 1: the nevus became lighter and there was a rim of depigmentation


Case 1: dermoscopy revealed a globular pattern with globules barely visible

Case 2: the globules disappeared and there was only a depigmentation


Keywords: halo nevus, Sutton nevus, leukoderma acquisitum centrifugum, depigmentation, globular pattern.