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Medical Term:

Becker nevus

Pronunciation: bek'er


a nevus first seen as an irregular pigmentation of the shoulders, upper chest, or scapular area, gradually enlarging irregularly and becoming thickened and hairy.

Synonym(s): pigmented hair epidermal nevus

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