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November 1967

Malignant Melanoma Arising in a Giant Cerebriform Nevus

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;96(5):536-539. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01610050058008

A case is presented of rapidly fatal malignant melanoma developing in a giant cerebriform nevus of the scalp in a 51-year-old woman. This complication occurring in a rare congenital condition again emphasizes the malignant potential of giant pigmented nevi.

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