JCDSA  Vol.2 No.4 , December 2012
Reed Nevus (Pigmented Spindle Cell Nevus) in an 11-Month-Old Japanese Infant
Abstract
Reed nevus (pigmented spindle cell nevus) is a nevus with the histopathological features of abundant melanin, monomorphic spindle-epithelioid melanocytes, spindle cell nests confined within the epidermis and papillary dermis, and occasional upward interepidermal progression of melanocytes. Here, we reported an unusual case of Reed nevus in an 11-month-old Japanese male infant. Infantile Reed nevus should be included as a differential diagnosis for nevus pigmentosus in infancy.

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M. Fujita, N. Oiso and A. Kawada, "Reed Nevus (Pigmented Spindle Cell Nevus) in an 11-Month-Old Japanese Infant," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 239-240. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2012.24045.
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