Nevus of Ito

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Nevus of Ito
Other names: Nevus fuscocaeruleus acromiodeltoideus[1]
Blue-grey segmental patch over the right posterior shoulder of a neonate
SymptomsSimilar 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.[2]

It was first described by Minor Ito in 1954.[3]

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  1. RESERVED, INSERM US14-- ALL RIGHTS. "Orphanet: Nevus of Ito". Archived from the original on 15 November 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  2. 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 2023-07-09. Retrieved 2023-07-06.
  3. 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.

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