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The Spectrum of Widespread Hyperpigmentations From SLN to SUL

Marjam Jeanette Barysch, MD; Reinhard Dummer, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2009;145(8):953-954. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2009.163.
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Single efflorescences of both speckled lentiginous nevus (SLN) and segmental unilateral lentiginosis (SUL) look similar and may be easily confused. Herein, we detail a case of a segmental SLN to draw attention to the distinction.

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Speckled lentiginous nevus. A, Ventral view of our patient, a 12-year-old boy; notice the aggravation of the lesion in number and pigmentation on sun-exposed areas (forearm and neck). B, Dorsal view; notice the outlined demarcation over the middle of the spine.

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