Vol. 22 - Num. 88
aPediatra. CS de Fraga. Huesca. España.
bPediatra. CS Bajo Cinca. Fraga. Huesca. España.
Correspondence: MC Vera. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference of this article: Vera Sáez-Benito MC, Romagosa Sánchez-Monge B, de Dios Javierre B. Cutaneous mastocytosis and multiple halo nevi. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2020;22:387-90.
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Sutton’s nevus or halo nevus is characterized by the development of an achromic halo around one or more pigmented melanocytic nevi. Mastocytosis comprise a heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by the abnormal accumulation of mast cells in one or more organs. Two types are recognized: systemic and cutaneous. Among the cutaneous ones, the most frequent are urticaria pigmentosa and solitary mastocytoma. We present the case of a 12-year-old boy who presented with lesions compatible with halo nevi and urticaria pigmentosa.
Keywords● Cutaneous mastocytosis ● Halo nevus ● Solitary mastocytoma ● Sutton’s nevus ● Urticaria pigmentosa
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