Congenital Nevus

  • Guido Massi
  • Philip E. Leboit


This chapter is dedicated to the most frequent forms of congenital ne vi, i.e. congenital melanocytic lesions with obvious benign features which do not pose any diagnostic difficulty. Congenital nevi with peculiar or challenging morphology will be treated in the next two sections.


Congenital Lesion Nevus Cell Terminal Hair Blue Nevus Congenital Melanocytic Nevus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Massi
    • 1
  • Philip E. Leboit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyCatholic University Medical SchoolRomeItaly
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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