Solitary nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis presenting at birth

Mathew, Mary and Nayal, Bhavna and Priya, Padma J and Ali, Mohammed Shakir (2015) Solitary nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis presenting at birth. Scholars Journal of Medical Case Reports, 3 (3). pp. 180-181. ISSN 2347-6559

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Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) is a rare hamartomatous skin condition characterized by the presence of adipose tissue in the upper dermis. This condition is classified into classical multiple form and the solitary form based on clinical presentation. These lesions are present at birth or appear within the first three decades of life; however, solitary forms tend to occur later in life. Excision of these lesions is curative. Due to rarity of this entity, a high clinical suspicion is required for diagnosis of the same. We report a rare case of solitary NLCS presenting at birth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nevus lipomatosus superficialis; ectopic adipose tissue; dermal lesion.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2015 09:32
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2015 09:32

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