Dr. Archana. M, Indira Reddy . D, Prof. Jayakar Thomas


Halo nevi and Vitiligo are quite frequently occurring conditions with their prevalence being 1% and 2% respectively. The Halo nevus phenomenon
is fairly common acquired hypo- or depigmentation around preexisting nevi. Vitiligo is an autoimmune mediated depigmenting disease
characterized by gradual destruction of melanocytes. Halo nevi can manifest either as an isolated condition or along with vitiligo. Whether both are
same or different entities, remains questionable. We report a case of halo nevi with vitiligo, with disappearance of vitiligo patches after the removal
of halo nevi.


Halo nevi, Vitiligo, Reverse Koebnerisation

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