inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus


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inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus

rare pruritic confluent scaly erythematous papules in linear array, usually appearing in early childhood on a limb and resolving before adulthood.

in·flam·ma·to·ry lin·e·ar ver·ru·cous ep·i·der·mal ne·vus

(in-flam'ă-tōr-ē lin'ē-ăr ver-ū'kŭs ep'i-dĕr'măl nē'vŭs)
Rare pruritic confluent scaly erythematous papules in linear array, usually appearing in early childhood on a limb and resolving before adulthood.
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Vissers and et al., "Immunohistochemical differentiation between inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) and psoriasis," European Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Some consider nevoid psoriasis to be either synonymous with inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) or an invasion of pre- existing epidermal nevus by psoriasis due to koebnerisation.1,2,3 In linear psoriasis and nevoid psoriasis, lesions are clinically and histologically similar in appearance but the former is present as linear configuration, the latter is distributed in specific band like zones of the skin (the lines of Blaschko).4
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