Case Report

Tree Cases of Aquired bilateral Nevus of Ota-like Marcules

Kyung Won Han, Ki Bum Myung, Hong Il Kook
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Department of Dermatology, College of Medicihe, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
Corresponding author: Hong Il Kook. Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.

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Published Online: Jul 24, 2015


Acquired bilateral nevus of Ota - like macules is a new entity of dermal melanocytosis which differ clinically from bilateral nevus of Ota in its late onset and no mucosal. involvement. They are blue - brown macules of face occurring symmentrically on both sides of the forehead, temples, eyelids, malar areas, alae nasi, and root of nose. Recently, we have observed 3 cases of acquired bilateral neves of Ota - like macules on face in Korean women.