Partial unilateral lenginosis Parsiyel unilateral lentijinozis

ULAŞ Y. , UTAŞ S. , Ferahbaş A., KONTAŞ O.

Erciyes Tip Dergisi, vol.29, no.4, pp.341-345, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : Erciyes Tip Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-345


Partial unilateral lentiginosis (PUL) is a rare pigmentary disorder characterized by multiple lentigines grouped within an area of normal skin, often in a segmental pattern and appearing at birth or childhood. Although PUL is found with relative frequency, few isolated case reports have been published in the literature. Herein we descibe 2 cases of PUL in the segmental distrubition of women aged 13 and 19 years, and discuss the characteristics of PUL and differential diagnosis.