Congenital Nevus of the Nail Apparatus—Diagnostic Approach of a Case through Dermoscopy


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Abstract:  Melanonychia striata in childhood is primarily due to congenital nevi, but melanoma should be excluded. We report a case in which dermoscopy was used in an attempt to avoid incisional biopsy.