Ann Dermatol.  1995 Jan;7(1):88-92. 10.5021/ad.1995.7.1.88.

Familial Case of Nevus Lipomatosus Superficialis

Abstract

Nevus lipomatosus superficialis is a rare. disease entity characterized by ectopic dermal fat cells. The lesions are usually either congenital or present by the second decade of life and occur pre-dominantly in the pelvic area. There´are usually no associated abnormalities and familial incidence is not yet reported in English language literature. The authors report a familial case of nevus lipomatosus superficialis with characteristic light and electron microscopic findings.

Keyword

Nevus lipomatosus superificialis

MeSH Terms

Adipocytes
Incidence
Nevus*
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