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42. Picture of Spitz Nevus

Picture of Spitz Nevus
Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander StratigosCopyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.
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This Spitz nevus is 1 centimeter in diameter and is on a child's shoulder. Spitz nevi are reddish, dome-like nodules. They share microscopic features of melanoma, but unlike melanoma, they are benign.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: “Spitz Nevus”

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