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Nevus Unius Lateris: Treatment by Dermabrasion: Presented by Dr. Melvin L. Grais, San Jose.
A 7-month-old Argentinian girl, whose nevus appeared 15 to 20 days after birth, had a trial patch on the right chest treated by dermabrasion on June 13, 1956.
Dr. S. William Levy: About one year ago at the University of California, we planed a young girl; I believe she was about 9 or 10 years old. She had small areas of nevus unius lateris on her face and neck. This young girl was followed, and for a period of months the areas treated faded, but we were disappointed to find that the original nevus recurred after several months of observation. In one additional case I planed a quarter-sized area of an epidermal nevus, and this too recurred. At the present time my feeling is that skin planing is not the ideal method of
Harding WFB, Allington RR, Ringrose EJ. SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. AMA Arch Derm. 1957;75(6):918–919. doi:10.1001/archderm.1957.01550180132033
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