Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (Hoffman-Zurhelle) over lower back: a rare presentation

Santosh Reddy Mandadi, Venkateswara Rao G., Krishna Rajesh Kilaru, Pooja Munnangi


Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis is a rare benign local malformation of the skin characterized by ectopic adipocytes in the dermis. It presents as either a classical type known as Hoffman-Zurhelle or the solitary type. We report a case of the classical type with multiple soft, non-tender, cerebriform, skin-colored papules and nodules over the lower back in a 16 years old female.


Adipocytes, Ectopic adipose tissue, Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis

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