Skin-melanocytic tumor
Nevi
Halo nevus

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 February 2017, last major update April 2013

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Cite this page: Halo nevus. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumormelanocytichalonevus.html. Accessed August 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
Terminology
Epidemiology
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Clinical features
Treatment
Clinical images

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Normal mole and halo nevus

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Depigmentation around nevi on back

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Residual melanocytes with heavy infiltration by lymphocytes and histiocytes that destroy pigment containing cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Early regression

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CD8+ T cells



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Contributed by Angel Fernandez-Flores, MD, PhD, Hospital El Bierzo and Clinica Ponferrada, Spain
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CD3 (T cells)

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CD20 (B cells)

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Melan-A

Differential diagnosis