Byline: Mualla. Polat, Mehmet. Topcuoglu, Yasemin. Tahtaci, Asli. Hapa, Fahri. Yilmaz
We herein report an 11-year-old girl who came to our clinic with a swelling on the genital area of 2 months duration. Dermatological examination of the patient was performed and a pigmented lesion was found on the inner surface of the labium majus of the mucosa. The lesion was well circumscribed and approximately 1 cm in diameter, with homogenous color distribution. The patient was diagnosed as Spitz nevus on the basis of clinical and histopathological findings. Our case is probably the first reported case of Spitz nevus localized to the genital mucosa in the English literature.
Spitz nevus was first described by Sophie Spitz in 1948.[sup]  Spitz nevus, which is generally seen in children and adolescents, was originally called as "juvenile melanoma" as it is histopathologically similar to malignant melanoma.[sup]  Although it is mostly seen on the skin of the face, hands, neck, trunk and lower extremities, it is rarely seen on other …