|Boy With Giant Mole Gives Other Sufferers Hope|
Eight-year-old Didier Moltavo suffers from a rare skin condition called Congenital Melanocytic Nevus (CMN) . He was treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, where paediatric dermatologists first removed the 'shell' from his back in 2012.
Yahoo News UK - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:03
|Boy had giant 'turtle shell' mutation removed from his back after UK surgeon ...|
Daily Mail - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:10
|'Turtle Boy,' Kid Born With Mole Covering 40% Of Body, Has New Hope Thanks ...|
Huffington Post - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:13
|U.K. Surgeon Removes 'Turtle Shell' From Colombian Boy's Back|
Opposing Views - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:22
|'Turtle shell' boy has new lease on life|
MSN NZ News - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00
|Dermatologic screening demands may exceed recommended follow-up ...|
1. Patients with pigmented skin lesions demanded more screening visits than the recommended amount in pigmented lesion clinics (PLCs). 2. The highest percentages of follow-up requests were associated with patients who had diagnoses of Spitz nevi and ...
2 Minute Medicine - Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:00
|Why is my skin condition weighing down on my confidence so much?|
I have a skin disorder called Becker's Nevus, which is spread across the left part of my chest. Thankfully, mine is not hairy (as this is one of the symptoms) but the skin is patchy and a totally different colour to the rest of my skin. In fact, I have ...
FemaleFirst.co.uk - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:37
|What a difference a year makes|
Now 20 years old, Spencer was born with a very rare condition called Giant Congenital Nevus, where basically, most of his skin (the body's largest organ) is compromised by abnormal pigmentation. At birth, his back was black. His parents knew there was ...
Alton Telegraph - Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:41
|Shriners children's hospital to host free screening clinic in Mobile|
... but the hospital also provides expert care for the following conditions: pressure ulcers, infected wounds, amputations, microtia deformities, craniofacial deformities, hemangiomas, port wine stains, hairy nevus, soft tissue infections, toxic ...
The Birmingham News - al.com - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:37
|Teledermatology fraught with liability issues|
Four years ago, before he began to charge for email consults, he received a photo from Kentucky of a classic blue nevus. He told the patient the lesion was nothing to worry about. It turned out he was wrong. The patient had a rare malignant blue nevus ...
ModernMedicine - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:28
|Beckwith Chosen for Amateur Competition|
In 1996 he and his wife founded nevus.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving awareness and providing support for people affected by giant nevi, and finding a cure. Beckwith serves as the organization's chief executive. The amatuer radio ...
Bartlesville Radio - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:45
She has also used the laser to treat birthmarks, such as Nevus of Ota, a bluish-gray discoloration on the face. Despite the price and the pain, Morrison said she would recommend picosecond laser treatment to a friend. "I don't want to be a grandmother ...
Philly.com - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:22