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Jadassohns nevus

Jadassohns nevus --> nevus sebaceus

congenital papillary acanthosis of the epidermis, with hyperplasia of sebaceous glands developing at puberty and presence of apocrine glands in non-apocrine areas of the skin (commonly the scalp). A variety of epithelial tumours may arise from a nevus sebaceus in adult life, most commonly basal cell carcinoma.

Synonym: jadassohns nevus, organoid nevus.


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