NAPE

By Gary M. White, MD

Crusted Papules/Pustules

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

Nape, Enlarged or Buffalo Hump

Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis
Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis

HIV Lipodystrophy

Cushing's Disease

Lichenified

Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis of the Nape

Lichen Simplex Chronicus. Is it itchy? Is s/he scratching?
Lichen Simplex Chronicus of the Nape

Linear

Cutis Rhomboidalis Nuchae
Cutis Rhomboidalis Nuchae

Papules

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

Fibroelastolytic Papulosis

Pigmented

Melanoma/Lentigo Maligna
Melanoma of the Nape

Red, Scaly

Hailey-Hailey Disease. Courtesy Michael O. Murphy, MD
Hailey-Hailey Disease of the Neck

Psoriasis
Psoriasis

Vascular

Erythema Nuchae
Erythema Nuchae

Velvety

Acanthosis Nigricans
Acanthosis Nigricans

Miscellaneous

Cervical Occult Spinal Dysraphism: Very rarely, a midline vascular mark in the cervical region, when associated with another abnormality, may overlie occult spinal dysraphism. For example, two patients had a nuchal capillary malformation associated with a pit [PD 1995;12;256].

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