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What is Becker nevus syndrome?

What is Becker nevus syndrome?

  • Becker nevus syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by a pigmented hairy skin patch associated with skin, muscle or bone defects on the same side of the body as the skin lesion.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Becker nevus syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Becker nevus syndrome: Introduction

Types of Becker nevus syndrome:

Broader types of Becker nevus syndrome:

What causes Becker nevus syndrome?

Causes of Becker nevus syndrome: see causes of Becker nevus syndrome

What are the symptoms of Becker nevus syndrome?

Symptoms of Becker nevus syndrome: see symptoms of Becker nevus syndrome

Becker nevus syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Becker nevus syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Becker nevus syndrome: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Becker nevus syndrome.
Treatments for Becker nevus syndrome: see treatments for Becker nevus syndrome

Name of Becker nevus syndrome

Main name of condition: Becker nevus syndrome


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