Systematized Verrucous Epidermal Nevus Partially Responsive to Acitretin: A Case Report

  • Felix Paolo J. Lizarondo
  • Eileen Liesl A. Cubillan
Keywords: systematized verrucous epidermal nevus, systemized verrucous epidermal nevus, systemic verrucous epidermal nevus, acitretin


A 5-year-old female presented a 4-year history of generalized well-demarcated asymptomatic brown to dark brown thin verrucous plaques with a Blaschkoid distribution. Histopathology was consistent with an epidermal nevus. Patient was diagnosed to have systematized verrucous epidermal nevus. Due to the extent of the lesions, surgical management was not feasible. Hence acitretin was given which showed partial decrease in the thickness of the lesions.


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