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


Congenital Epidermal Nevus

Bhawna Arora, Vineet Inder Singh Khinda, Gurlal Singh Brar

Keywords : Epidermal, Nevus, Nevi, Cryosurgery, Dermabrasion

Citation Information : Arora B, Singh Khinda VI, 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: 01-10-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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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