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September 1968

Intradermal Nevus With Psammoma Body Formation

Author Affiliations

Albuquerque, NM

From the Department of Pathology, VA Hospital, and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(3):287-289. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610150073014

An unusual case of intradermal nevus with psammoma body formation of the face in an elderly man is reported. Derivation of the psammoma bodies from degenerative nevus cells is postulated. The possibility of some peculiar biological characteristics accounting for the development of the psammoma bodies in this intradermal nevus is noted.