Nevus anemicus

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What is nevus anemicus?

Nevus anemicus is an anomaly of the skin characterized as a patch of pale skin compared to the surrounding skin. The blood vessels in the hypopigmented area is more sensitive to the body’s normal vasoconstricting chemicals.

Common symptoms reported by people with nevus anemicus


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with nevus anemicus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with nevus anemicus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with nevus anemicus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with nevus anemicus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has nevus anemicus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from nevus anemicus patients who have completed their condition history
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