Shannon Dean, MD

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Photo Essay: Hyperpigmented Macules

August 01, 2005

This 13-year-old boy has a Becker nevus--also called Becker melanosis, because the lesions do not contain nevus cells. This common lesion is characterized by the abrupt onset of hyperpigmentation that gradually expands; it appears at or before adolescence.