dermatosis papulosa nigra


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der·ma·to·sis pa·pu·lo·'sa ni'g·ra

[MIM*125600]
dark brown papular lesions, observed in blacks, on the face and upper trunk; histologically and clinically, they resemble seborrheic keratoses.

dermatosis papulosa nigra

a common condition in individuals with darkly pigmented skin. It consists of multiple tiny, benign skin-colored or hyperpigmented papules on the face, neck, and cheeks. The lesions increase in number with age.
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Dermatosis papulosa nigra

der·ma·to·sis pa·pu·lo·sa nig·ra

(dĕrmă-tōsis pap-yū-lōsă nīgră)
Dark brown papular lesions, observed in black people, on the face and upper trunk; histologically and clinically, they resemble seborrheic keratoses.

dermatosis papulosa nigra

An eruption consisting of many tiny tumors, or milia, on facial skin. It is more common in blacks than in other ethnic groups.
See also: dermatosis