Linear Verrucous Nevus of the External Auditory Canal –Case Report

Menon, Shalini S (2014) Linear Verrucous Nevus of the External Auditory Canal –Case Report. Indian Journal of Applied Research, 4 (3). pp. 400-401. ISSN 2249-555X

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Linear verrucous or epidermal nevi are hamartomatous profileration of epithelial cells including keratinocytes, sebocytes ,pilosebaceousunits,ecrine glands or apocrine glands which can occur anywhere in the skin. The occurrence of such a lesion in the external auditory canal is a rare entity.We present a case of a 15 year old boy presenting with a common complaint of aural obstruction and was noted to have a warty lesion involving the external auditory canal. The lesion was then excised and sent for histopathological examination which was reported as Linearverrcous or epidermal nevus.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2014 04:10
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 04:10

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