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Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors

Other tumors of skin

Connective tissue nevus


Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 September 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare connective tissue hamartoma derived from cells of mesodermal origin
● May be syndromic (Proteus syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, others) or isolated (collagenoma)

Case reports
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● 8 year old girl with connective tissue nevus with zosteriform distribution (Pediatr Dermatol 2007;24:557)
● 8 year old boy with linear connective tissue nevus (Pediatr Dermatol 2007;24:439)
● 25 year old man with 40 nodules/papules distributed in zosteriform pattern (Am J Dermatopathol 2007;29:303)

End of Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors > Other tumors of skin > Connective tissue nevus


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