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nevus unius lateris

 

Definition: a congenital systematized linear nevus limited to one side of the body or to portions of the limbs on one side; lesions are often extensive, forming wavelike bands on the trunk and spiraling streaks on the limbs.

Synonym(s): linear epidermal nevus

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