HALO NEVUS-CASE REPORT

Danijela Popovic, Ivana Binic, Jelica Tiodorovic, Viktor Lazarevic, Aleksandar Jankovic
2006 Acta Medica Medianae  
Halo nevus (HN), (leucoderma aqusistum centrifugum), Nevus Sutton is defined as a nevomelanocitic nevus surrounded with depigmented halo. Melanoma, vitiligo, and atypical nevi are commonly found among patients with HN.The paper presents the case of a 20-year-old female, with a white spot with sharp edges on the skin of the chest, with the black macula in the centre, in the place of previous, larger nevus.Diagnosis of HN can be made by clinical observation.Participation of the immune response in
more » ... immune response in the genesis of the HN is evident.The skin biopsy of tipical-appearing HN is not necessary.
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