Becker nevus syndrome

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Becker nevus syndrome

Synonyms: Pigmentary hairy epidermal nevus

A rare syndromic benign epidermal nevus syndrome characterized by the association of a Becker nevus (i.e. circumscribed unilateral irregularly shaped hyperpigmented macules with or without hypertrichosis and/or acneiform lesions occuring predominantly on the anterior upper trunk or scapular region) with ipsilateral breast hypoplasia or other typically hypoplastic skeletal cutaneous and/or muscular defects such as pectoralis major hypoplasia supernumerary nipples vertebral defects scoliosis limb asymmetry odontomaxillary hypoplasia and lipoatrophy.

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