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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2014 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Congenital Epidermal Nevus

Bhawna Arora, Vineet Inder Singh Khinda, Nitika Bajaj, Gurlal Singh Brar

Keywords : Cryosurgery, Dermabrasion, Nevi, Nevus,Epidermal

Citation Information : Arora B, Singh Khinda VI, Bajaj N, Singh Brar G. Congenital Epidermal Nevus. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (1):43-46.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1232

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas that are characterized by hyperplasia of the epidermis and adnexal structures, and may be associated with serious disfiguration. Germline mutations in the FGFR3 gene have found to be the etiology of epidermal nevus. Patients often seek treatment from dermatologic surgeons but even an alert dentist can help to diagnose the lesion from its clinical appearance. Various treatment modalities are available and it is the clinician\'s choice to choose depending upon the patient\'s condition. How to cite this article: Arora B, Khinda VIS, Bajaj N, Brar GS. Congenital Epidermal Nevus. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(1): 43-46.


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