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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Giant congenital nevus


Other Names for this Disease
  • GPHN
  • Giant pigmented hairy nevus
  • Giant pigmented nevus
  • Bathing trunk nevus
  • Large congenital melanocytic nevus
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2011 International Expert Meeting for Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevi (LCMN) and Neurocutaneous Melanocytosis (NCM), Friday, May 06, 2011 - Saturday, May 07, 2011
    Location: University of Tübingen, Germany
    Description: The goals of this conference are to: (1) improve/broaden the knowledge and understanding of causes and cures of LCMN/NCM among those in attendance; (2) disseminate knowledge collected at the meeting to concerned people via a robust Internet presentation and conventional print forums; (3) accelerate the search for causes and cures of LCMN/NCM through improved interdisciplinary networking, recruitment for research projects currently under way, and brainstorming on future research subjects; and (4) improve treatment outcomes.

Other Names for this Disease
  • GPHN
  • Giant pigmented hairy nevus
  • Giant pigmented nevus
  • Bathing trunk nevus
  • Large congenital melanocytic nevus
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.