December 2001

Speckled Lentiginous Nevus (Nevus Spilus): The "Roots" of the "Melanocytic Garden"

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(12):1654-1655. doi:

I read with interest in the February issue of the ARCHIVES the thorough and compelling article by Schaffer and coworkers1 regarding the notion that speckled lentiginous nevus is a subtype of congenital melanocytic nevus, and the accompanying editorial on nevus spilus (NS) by Cohen.2

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