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halo nevus

halo nevus in Medicine

halo nevus n.
A usually benign, sometimes multiple, melanotic nevus that involutes, producing a pigmented center that is surrounded by a uniformly depigmented zone. Also called leukoderma acquisitum centrifugum, Sutton's disease.

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