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Acquired unilateral facial melanocytosis: nevus of Sun


Acquired dermal melanocytoses include pigmented lesions with a clear late onset, histologically characterized by the presence of melanocytes in the dermis. In this report, we describe a rare case of acquired unilateral facial melanocytosis, also called nevus of Sun, in a Caucasian woman.

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