Speckled Lentiginous Nevus


Speckled Lentiginous Nevus, Nevus Spilus

  • See Also
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Variant of Congenital Nevi
  • Signs
  1. Hairless round to irregularly shaped brown nevus
  2. Larger nevus contains 1-3 mm dots of dark brown pigmentation (may be elevated)
  3. Diameter ranges from 1-20 cm
  • Management
  1. Malignant transformation is uncommon but can occur
  2. Size of lesion directs management - follow the same protocols for Congenital Nevus based on size below
  3. Observe and biopsy or excise lesions if atypical
  • Reference
  1. Habif (2003) Clinical Dermatology, 4th ed.. Mosby, p. 773-813