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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


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • 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.