Skin melanocytic tumor

Nevi

Meyerson nevus



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PubMed Search: Meyerson nevus

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Meyerson nevus. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumormelanocyticmeyersonsnevus.html. Accessed November 27th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • First described in 1971 (Arch Dermatol 1971;103:510)
  • Solitary, pruritic, erythematous eruption encircling a pre-existing pigmented nevus
Terminology
Epidemiology
Sites
  • Usually trunk and proximal upper extremities
Case reports
Treatment
Dermoscopy
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Epidermal spongiosis and dermal inflammation (CD3+ lymphocytes) associated with a usual type junctional or compound nevus
  • At most mild atypia, no regression (by definition)
Differential diagnosis
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