Nevus lipomatosus

    Clinical Features:

    • Presents most commonly on the lower trunk or buttocks of young adults
    • Skin-colored papules that may coalesce to form large plaques

    Histologic Features:

    • Mature adipose tissue is present within the papillary dermis, often most prominently around blood vessels.
    • Vascularity may be increased.
    • The epidermis may be normal, acanthotic or hyperkeratotic.
    • Focal myxoid change may be present.
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    Cases associated with this book:

  • Nevus lipomatosus
    Author: Artur Zembowicz M.D. Ph.D.

    Conference: DermatopathologyConsultations.com Teaching Collection