A congenital area of increased hair growth--here on the back.
Nevoid hypertrichosis

Nevoid hypertrichosis represents a congenital area of increased hair growth.


A congenital area of stable hypertrichosis is seen. Linear patterns and those following Blaschko's lines have also been documented. The color of the terminal hair is usually the same color as the scalp hair, but rarely may be gray or white.


No treatment is needed. Laser hair removal may be performed.


International J Trhichology


Homepage | FAQs | Contact Dr. White

It is not the intention of to provide specific medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. only intends to provide users with information regarding various medical conditions for educational purposes and will not provide specific medical advice. Information on is not intended as a substitute for seeking medical treatment and you should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis and for answers to your individual questions. Information contained on should never cause you to disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment. If you live in the United States and believe you are having a medical emergency call 911 immediately.