Ito nevus


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I·to ne·vus

(ē-tō),
pigmentation of skin innervated by lateral branches of the supraclavicular nerve and the lateral cutaneous nerve of the arm, due to scattered, heavily pigmented, dendritic melanocytes in the dermis.
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Ito ne·vus

(ē'tō nē'vŭs)
Pigmentation of skin innervated by lateral branches of the supraclavicular nerve and the lateral cutaneous nerve of the arm, due to scattered, heavily pigmented, dendritic melanocytes in the dermis.
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Ito nevus

(ē′tō)
A cutaneous lesion resembling the Mongolian spot over the shoulders, supraclavicular areas, sides of the neck, scapula areas, and upper arms. It is present at birth and tends to disappear with time, usually by age 4 or 5. Although cosmetically undesirable to some, the lesion is benign.
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Ito,

Minor, Japanese dermatologist, 1884-1982.
hypomelanosis of Ito - inherited hypopigmented macules variably associated with epidermal nevi, alopecia, and ocular, skeletal, and neural abnormalities. Synonym(s): incontinentia pigmenti achromians
Ito nevus - pigmentation of skin innervated by lateral branches of the supraclavicular nerve and the lateral cutaneous nerve of the arm.
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