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The answer is (B), nevus spilus. This lesion is characteristic of a nevus spilus, also known as speckled lentiginous nevus. Typically, nevus spilus presents as a tan-brown patch with superimposed brown nevi that develop over time. It is found in 1.7/1000 newborns, with boys and girls being equally affected. Parents often give a history of noticing the macular component at birth or shortly thereafter, with the gradual appearance of more and more individual nevi within the area. This lesion is …
Contributors KCL was involved in drafting the manuscript, and PAL revised and supervised the manuscript.
Competing interests None.
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