Extensive Nevus Comedonicus, Complicated with Recurrent Abscesses, Successfully Treated with Surgical Resurfacing.
- Narender Manikavachakan,
- Maheshwari Nallur Siddaraju,
- Sarangapani Chakrapani Rajendran,
- Aniketh Venkataraman
J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2018 Jan-Mar;11(1):33-37
Department of Plastic Surgery, St Johns' Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Nevus comedonicus is a rare epidermal abnormality of the pilosebaceous unit, which is congenital in most patients but may also appear early in childhood. It may be localized or have an extensive involvement, the latter showing a unilateral predominance with only a few cases presenting bilaterally. Extensive nevus comedonicus can be associated with musculoskeletal defects, eye and neurological involvement, which constitutes nevus comedonicus syndrome. Read More