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

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Address correspondence to Elizabeth Lazaridou, M.D., 133 Tsimiski street, 546 21 Thessaloniki, Greece, or e-mail: bethlaz@med.auth.gr.

Abstract

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.

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