Connective Tissue Nevus Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 05, 2018
  • Author: Steven Brett Sloan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

  • Athlete's nodules - Collagenous nodules at areas of pressure, trauma, and friction seen mainly in surfers, boxers, and football players

  • Scars

  • Sclerotic fibromas - Small, multiple, flesh-colored waxy papules associated with Cowden disease (multiple hamartoma syndrome)

  • White fibrous papules of the neck - Asymptomatic, multiple papules on the lateral and posterior aspects of the neck

Differential Diagnoses