Brown papular lesion with sharply marginated oval or round halo (area of depigmentation)
Located on trunk but can be an...
Biopsy only if suspicious for dysplasia or melanoma
No treatment is indicated.
Benign halo nevi are only of cosmetic concern, and patients are asymptomatic.
Treatment with ...
Advise about the warning signs of skin cancer and melanoma.
D22.9 Melanocytic nevi, unspecified
D22.5 Melanocytic nevi of trunk
216.9 Benign neoplasm of skin, site unspecified
216.5 Benign neoplasm of skin of trunk, except scrotum
Halo nevus is a benign finding.
A 3-month follow-up to reevaluate the need for biopsy may be advisable; biopsy if other characteristics are suggestive of a malignant lesion
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