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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 14, n° 5P2
pages 905-907 (mai 1986)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(86)70109-6
Becker's nevus and an accessory scrotum : A unique occurrence
 

Jo-Ann Szylit, M.D. , *, Marc E. Grossman, M.D., F.A.C.P. *, Yvonne Luyando, B.S. **, Marcelo R. Olarte, M.D. ***, Harris Nagler, M.D. ****
New York, NY, USA 

Reprint requests to: Dr. Jo-Ann Szylit, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th St., New York, NY 10032/212-694-4147.
Abstract

A case of Becker's nevus occurring in association with an accessory scrotum is described. Recent studies have shown the presence of androgen receptors in Becker's nevus in concentrations comparable to those in genital skin. We postulate that the simultaneous occurrence of both these developmental anomalies was manifested because of androgen sensitivity and stimulation.

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*  From the Department of Dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
****  From the Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
**  the School of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
***  the New York Neurologic Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.

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