Bilateral familial nevus of Ota

Sunali Goyal, Sami H. Uwaydat, Paul H. Phillips, G. Bradley Schaefer

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Nevus of Ota is a benign congenital melanocytic lesion found most commonly in people of Asian ancestry. It is associated with an increased risk of glaucoma and uveal melanomas. Most cases are sporadic and unilateral. We present the first reported case of a brother and sister with familial, bilateral nevus of Ota.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)609-610
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology


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