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September 1974

Ota Nevus, Multiple Hemangiomas, and Takayasu Arteritis

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Cardiovascular Radiology (Dr. Reinke) and the Department of Pathology (Dr. Josselson), University Hospital, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, Calif; and the Department of Radiology (Dr. Haber), University Hospital, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(3):447-450. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630090081022

The nevus of Ota is a pigmentary disorder that has been associated with nevus flammeus. A patient had nevus of Ota, nevus flammeus, unilateral glaucoma with retinal angiomatosis associated with gastrointestinal hemangiomas and probable Takayasu arteritis, with abdominal coarctation and carotid stenosis. To our knowledge, this Is the first report of such an association.