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multiple nevi lipomatosis cutaneous superficialis

Saturday 3 March 2018

Hamartome lipomateux superficiel de Hoffmann-Zurhelle; Nevus lipomatosis cutaneous superficialis of Hoffmann-Zurhelle; multiple nevi lipomatosis cutaneous superficialis of Hoffmann-Zurhelle

Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) is a rare hamartomatous skin lesion histologically characterised by the presence of mature fat tissue within the dermis.

Clinically, two types of NLCS can be distinguished:
- a multiple type of Hoffmann-Zurhelle
- a solitary type.

Histologically, the tumor consists on mature fat tissue.

Open references

- Naevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis of Hoffmann-Zurhelle with angiokeratoma of Fordyce.

Al-Mutairi N, Joshi A, Nour-Eldin O.

Acta Derm Venereol. 2006;86(1):92-3. No abstract available.

PMID: 16586009