ACQUIRED BILATERAL NEVUS OF OTA-LIKE MACULES

By Gary M. White, MD


Acquired bilateral nevus of Ota-like macules (ABNOM) are dermal pigmented lesions that occur on the temples and malar eminences.

Clinical

Blue-brown macules and patches occur bilaterally on the temples and malar eminences.

Treatment

Pretreatment with a topical bleaching agent followed by Q-switched ruby laser can give good to excellent results.

References

Dermatology Online Journal 11(4)

Ann Dermatol. 2009 Aug; 21(3): 255–260

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