Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 9, No 3 (2015)

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A Case of Neurocutaneous Melanosis and Neuroimaging Findings

A Case of Neurocutaneous Melanosis and Neuroimaging Findings

Rahsan Gocmen, Ezgi Guler, Elif Acar Arslan

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Abstract


Neurocutaneous melanosis is a rare congenital disorder which presents with congenital cutaneous nevi and involvement of the central nervous system. We herein present a rare case of a 2-year-old girl who had central nervous system melanosis and giant congenital melanocytic nevi. Magnetic resonance imaging, especially precontrast T1 images play a crucial role in making the diagnosis combined with the skin findings of physical examination.

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