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A 6-year-old girl with ectopic cilia and hypochromic nevus

Authors da Fonseca F, Yamanaka PK, Lima P, Matayoshi S

Received 1 March 2014

Accepted for publication 16 April 2014

Published 2 July 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 1259—1261

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S63313

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Fabricio L da Fonseca,1 Patricia K Yamanaka,1 Patricia P Lima,2 Suzana Matayoshi1

1Department of Ophthalmology, 2Department of Pathology, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

Abstract: Ectopic cilia are rare in humans. We report a 6-year-old girl with typical ­characteristics of ectopic cilia as described in the rare cases reported in the literature, in association with cutaneous lesions that appeared to be hypochromic nevi. This framework could be a different clinical presentation of ectopic cilia.

Keywords: ectopic cilia, cutaneous lesions, hypochromic nevus

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