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Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis with dermatoscopic features

  • Author(s): Naveen, Kikkeri Narayanashetty
  • Reshme, Priyanka
  • et al.
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Linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis (LWNH) is a rare sporadic disorder, characterized by hyperpigmented, reticulated, streaky, and whorled macules along Blaschko lines. Herein we report a 33-year-old male presenting with linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis.There was no family history. Dermatoscopy revealed a net like pattern. This case is been presented for its rarity and for its dermatoscopic pattern.

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