Cerebriform Nevus Sebaceous
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A 12-year-old girl presented with a tan plaque measuring 7.0 cm×4.0 cm on her scalp. The lesion had been present since birth and had gradually increased in size, with a cerebriform appearance (Panel A). Physical examination, neurologic examination, and radiography of the skull were unremarkable. Histologic findings showed papillomatous epidermal hyperplasia and large numbers of mature sebaceous glands with no evidence of cancer (Panel B). A diagnosis of cerebriform nevus sebaceous was made. Nevus sebaceous is a congenital sebaceous hamartoma that is thought to be caused by mosaic genetic mutations in the HRAS and KRAS genes. In this case, the patient underwent complete excision and skin grafting, with no signs of recurrence at follow-up 10 months later...

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