Meyerson Nevus

Meyerson nevus is a mole surrounded by eczema with an unknown cause. It gets triggered by exposure of the body to ultraviolet radiation. It occurs commonly in young males, and it can happen along with halo nevi and other atopic conditions. Meyerson nevus can appear as a single itchy patch or multiple lesions on the same site. It is treated by using topical corticosteroid cream for a few days or weeks.

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Should I be worried about an itchy mole turning dark?

Query: Hi doctor,I recently have a new situation on my right leg, just under the knee cap area. I am 35-year-old, and for my whole life, I thought I had a mole there. Still not sure if it is an actual mole or not. It is mostly flat, with a normal dark color similar to a mole and in size similar to an avera...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I also appreciate the detailed history of progression and very nice photographic documentation (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The condition is known as Meyerson nevus, other names are Meyerson phenomenon or halo derm...  Read Full »

I have a lesion that changes color frequently. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached a photo for your reference. Is this sign dangerous? It started almost 20 years ago to become dark and it became to be lighter around 5 years ago. Two days ago, again I have noticed this transformation with a white surface and that is healing now. It is around 4 mm. Please ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Is there any complaint in it? How many such lesions are there? Revert back with the answers to the above questions to a dermatologist online -->  Read Full »

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