Pigmented Spitz nevus in an adult

Ann Plast Surg. 1988 Feb;20(2):128-32. doi: 10.1097/00000637-198802000-00007.


The Spitz nevus is usually identified as a nonpigmented nevus occurring in a juvenile. This report describes the clinical and histopathological findings of a pigmented Spitz nevus in an adult.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Melanoma / diagnosis
  • Nevus, Pigmented / diagnosis
  • Nevus, Pigmented / pathology*
  • Skin Neoplasms / pathology*