Dermoscopic characteristics of acral melanocytic nevi in children and adolescents.

Erdogan S. S. , Gur T. F. , Erdemir A. V. T. , Dogan B.

Pediatric dermatology, vol.37, no.4, pp.597-603, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/pde.14136
  • Journal Name: Pediatric dermatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-603


Background/Objective There are limited data on the dermoscopic characteristics of acral nevi in the population under 18 years old. Our aim was to determine the frequency of acral volar nevi in children and adolescents, characterize their dermoscopic patterns, and identify relationships with age and location.