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Nevus of Ota

  • Also called oculodermal melanocytosis.
  • Caused by diffuse distribution of proliferated melanocytes.
  • Clinical features:
    • Asymptomatic.
    • Unilateral facial and/or ocular slate-blue pigmentation.
    • Usually follows the distribution of trigeminal nerve (V1 and V2).
    • Rarely undergoes malignant transformation.
  • No treatment is required.

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