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September 1978

Multiple Agminate Spindle and Epithelioid Cell Nevi in an Adult

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Arch Dermatol. 1978;114(9):1383-1384. doi:10.1001/archderm.1978.01640210074024

Benign juvenile melanoma" has been well recognized since the detailed report of 13 cases by Sophie Spitz1 in 1948. Presently the name spindle and epithelioid cell nevus (S&E nevus) is preferred because it occurs in adults as well as children and because "melanoma" has definite malignant connotations. Typically, an