Neurocutaneous melanosis in a newborn with giant congenital melanocytic nevus
Neurocutaneous melanosis (NCM) is known as a rare phakomatose characterised by large or numerous pigmented congenital nevi associated with leptomeninges melanin-containing deposits. We report a case of a newborn presenting at birth with a giant nevus covering about 40% of the total body surface. MRI showed T1 hyperintensities in the right amygdala and predominantly in the cerebellum corresponding to melanocytic cells.
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