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Congenital Nevi

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Abstract

This chapter provides a review of different types of congenital lesions of the skin including their natural history, diagnosis, classification, and treatment options. Most lesions can be approached surgically through a variety of techniques. This chapter aims to provide a familiarity with the diagnosis and help the reader develop a management strategy which satisfies both a functional and aesthetic outcome for these patients.

Keywords

Congenital nevi Blue nevi Café au lait spots Malignancy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Associate of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of Chicago, Pritzker School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Clinical Associate, University of Chicago Hospitals, Director of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryIllinois Dermatology InstituteSkokieUSA

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