Identify the following congenital lesion on face
C. Epidermal verrucous nevi
D. Congenital melanocytic nevus
Answer- D. Congenital melanocytic nevus
The lesion seen is clearly a hyperpigmented lesion, and is prcsent since birth. The lesion looks hairy as well, hence most
Iikely to be a congenital melanocytic nevus.
- Usually solitary, color varies from brown to black; lesions usually darken & enlarge with age
- Located in the area ofhead & neck 15% ofthe time (can occur anlrvhere on the body)