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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 57, n° 3
pages 519-523 (septembre 2007)
Doi : 10.1016/j.jaad.2007.02.031
Case Reports

Eruptive disseminated Spitz nevi

Ross M. Levy, MD a, Michael E. Ming, MD, MSCE b, Michael Shapiro, MD b, Margaret Tucker, MD e, DuPont Guerry, MD c, Victoria A. Cirillo-Hyland, MD d, Rosalie Elenitsas, MD b,
a From the Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago 
b Department of Dermatology 
c Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 
d Bryn Mawr Skin and Cancer Institute 
e Genetic Epidemiology Branch Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda 

Correspondence to: Rosalie Elenitsas, MD, Associate Professor, Director, Division of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, 2 Maloney Bldg, 3600 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Chicago, Illinois; Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; and Bethesda, Maryland


Eruptive disseminated Spitz nevi represent an extremely rare variant of Spitz nevi, with only 13 previous cases reported in the literature. We describe a unique case marked by the eruptive onset of numerous lesions posing considerable diagnostic difficulty.

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 This project was supported in part by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute.
Conflicts of interest: None declared.
Reprints not available from the authors.

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