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August 1976

Plaque-Type Blue Nevus

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Family Practice, Calgary General Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Dr Pittman), and the Department of Dermatology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel (Dr Fisher).

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(8):1127-1128. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630320033008

• Blue nevus may rarely appear in plaque form. It seems to be a benign and asymptomatic lesion, but because of its rarity, no definite prognosis can be given. Only through reporting of additional cases and their follow-up will the prognosis become clear.

(Arch Dermatol 112:1127-1128, 1976)