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2020 Nov-Dec

Neurocirugia (Astur)



Case report: nevus of Ota and nevus of Ito associated with meningeal melanocytosis.


Nuñez Del Arco Serrano L A, Flores Enderica C G, Valencia Padilla C E
Neurocirugia (Astur). 2020 Nov-Dec; 31(6):299-305.
PMID: 31780112.


Nevus of Ota and nevus of Ito are hyperpigmentary dermal melanocytoses which develop as a consequence of disturbances or failures during migration of melanocytes from the neural crest towards the epidermis; they have a relatively unknown aetiopathogenesis and may be congenital or acquired.