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CLINICAL IMAGE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 265-266

Giant congenital facial melanocytic nevus


Dr. R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwani
Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Room No. 784, 7th Floor, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_216_2017

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Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus (GCMNs) is mostly reported in area of trunk followed by limbs and head. Their incidence is <1:20,000 newborns It derives attention due to its association with malignant melanoma.The risk of developing malignant melanoma is between 5 to 10%.We report a case of twelve year old boy with hyperpigmented lesion on face.


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