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A rare presentation: Nevus comedonicus of the scalp

Aysegul Polat, Zerrin Keles.


Nevus comedonicus is a rare abnormality of the pilosebaceous unit, characterized by dilated follicular orifices plugged with keratinous materials. Most frequently, it is on the face, neck, trunk and upper arm. Scalp is a rarely seen involvement region. Here we are reporting a 15-year-old boy who has grouped comedonal lesions with alopesia on the temporo occipital area of the scalp.

Key words: Nevus comedonicus, scalp,keratinous

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