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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 88-90

Isolated collagenoma on the scalp: A rare presentation


1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, JLN Medical College, Ajmer, India
2 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Swami Harshankaranand Ji Hospital and Research Center, Newada, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Manish Bansal
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.122969

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Connective tissue nevi of the skin are benign hamartomatous lesions consisting predominantly of one of the components of the extracellular matrix comprising of collagen, elastin or glycosaminoglycans type. Connective tissue nevi may be solitary or multiple, sporadic or inherited. Collagenomas are asymptomatic and usually occurs over upper trunk, arms, back, thighs and soles. We, hereby report a young boy with collagenoma over the scalp, a rare site.


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