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Spitz Nevus Arising upon a Congenital Glomuvenous Malformation


Address correspondence to Deniz A. Arıca, M.D., Resident in Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon 61080, Turkey, or e-mail:


Abstract:  There are several reports of the collision of vascular and pigmentary anomalies (e.g., phakomatosis pigmentovascularis) and the association between congenital melanocytic nevi and infantile hemangiomas. We report a case of Spitz nevus arising in skin overlying a congenital plaque-like glomuvenous malformation (GVM). This is the first report of a Spitz nevus arising in direct contiguity to a GVM.

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