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November 1968

Placental Metastasis From a Fetal Giant Pigmented Nevus

Author Affiliations

Columbus, Ohio; Galveston, Tex

From the departments of Pathology (Dr. Holaday) and dermatology (Dr. Castrow), the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex. Dr. Holaday is currently at the Ohio State School of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(5):486-488. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610170046007

The first case of the metastasis of a giant pigmented nevus to the placenta utero is reported. An explanation for this phenomenon is proposed.