Nevus Lipomatosus Cutaneous Superficialis: A Case Report in Egypt

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Ahmed Sorour
Caroline Kruithoff
Ahmed Gamal
Moustafa Hassan Elhelw
Ahmed Sayed Zakaria El Sayed
Amani S. Abdelrahman
Yehia K. El-Refaie


Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis, Nevus of Hoffmann-Zurhelle, Hamartoma, Dermatopathology, Surgical Dermatology


Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) is a rare hamartomatous condition characterized by ectopic mature adipose tissue. We are reporting a case of a 12-year-old female with soft, non-tender, pedunculated nodules with a cerebriform surface over her right lower back. The lesion fulfilled the criteria of the classic type of NLCS and was surgically removed with no visible recurrence on follow up.


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