Nevus of Ito
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|Nevus of Ito|
|Other names: Nevus fuscocaeruleus acromiodeltoideus|
|Blue-grey segmental patch over the right posterior shoulder of a neonate|
|Symptoms||Similar to Nevus of Ota but occurring on shoulder and chest; blue in color|
Nevus of Ito is a blue-black area of skin that is present from birth, and appears similar to the Nevus of Ota, but occurring around the side and back of a shoulder.
It was first described by Minor Ito in 1954.
Signs and symptoms
- ↑ RESERVED, INSERM US14-- ALL RIGHTS. "Orphanet: Nevus of Ito". www.orpha.net. Archived from the original on 15 November 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
- ↑ Johnstone, Ronald B. (2017). "32. Lentigines and melanomase". Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials (2nd ed.). Elsevier. p. 544. ISBN 978-0-7020-6830-0. Archived from the original on 2021-05-25. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
- ↑ DE, Elder; D, Massi; RA, Scolyer; R, Willemze (2018). "2. Melanocytic tumours: Naevus of Ito and naevus of Ota". WHO Classification of Skin Tumours. Vol. 11 (4th ed.). Lyon (France): World Health Organization. p. 131. ISBN 978-92-832-2440-2. Archived from the original on 2022-07-11. Retrieved 2022-08-20.