Case Studies | Dentistry | India | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020
Nevus of Ota in a Young Female - A Case Report
Nevus of Ota has synonymous names like occulodermal melanocytosis, congenital ocular melanocytosis, ODM. It is a rare congenital disorder which consists of hyper pigmentation of the facial skin, the eye and mucosae mostly in the region of distribution of trigeminal nerve involvement. The pigmentation may involve the orbital tissue of the affected region. In most case it is unilateral in involvement and in half of the cases intra oral involvement can be seen. Highest cases are recorded in Asian population. Q switched YAG laser surgery can help improve the pigmentation.
Keywords: Nevus of Ota, hyperpigmentation, glaucoma, laser surgery
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020
Pages: 1495 - 1497
How to Cite this Article?
Kartika Borra, "Nevus of Ota in a Young Female - A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20204365, Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020, 1495 - 1497
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