Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Oct;35(7):e115-8
*Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; †Pathology Associates of St Thomas, Nashville, TN; ‡Department of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; §Cumberland Skin Dermatology, Lebanon, TN; ¶Franklin Dermatology Group, Franklin, TN; and ‖Department of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.
We report 2 cases of patients who presented with blue macules clinically suspicious for blue nevi. One patient had no documented history of trauma or silver exposure, and the other reported exposure to silver over 30 years ago. Microscopic examination revealed a dermal population of brown-black globules predominantly adhering to collagen fibers. Read More