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Unna-Politzer naevus

Alternative eponyms

  • Unna's mark
  • Unna’s nevus

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A pale, salmon-coloured birthmark found on the nape of the neck in 25 to 50 percent of normal persons.

Description

A pale, salmon-coloured birthmark found on the nape of the neck in 25 to 50 percent of normal persons. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • W. B. Shelley, C. S. Livingood:
    Familial multiple nevi flammei.
    Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, Chicago, 1949, 59: 343-345.

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