Benign melanocytic proliferative nodule within a congenital naevus

Michclle A. Lowes, Deborah Norris, Margot Whitfeld

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A neonate presented with a deeply pigmented papule within a medium-sized congenital naevus. Histologically, this proved to be a benign proliferative nodule in a congenital naevus. This case is presented to highlight the occurrence of this lesion, the main differential of which is the rare entity of true congenital melanoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 30 2000


  • Clonal naevus
  • Congenital melanoma
  • Epithelioid melanocytes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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