Case Report

Nevus Lipomatosus Cutaneous Superficialis - A Rare Hamartoma


  • Suchibrata Das
  • Joyeeta Chowdhury
  • Subhamay Neogi
  • Sangita Patra

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2016;10(3):0-0


Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis of Hoffmann-Zurhelle is a rare cutaneous hamartoma of adipocytes. Classical and solitary types are found. Histological findings are groups and strands of fat cells, found embedded among the collagen bundle of the dermis, often as high as the papillary dermis. Our patient is a case of classical variant of Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis present on left gluteal region with multiple cerebreform nodules with comedone like plugs on its surface.

Keywords: Nevus lipomatosus superficialis, comedones