Nevus of Ota is a melanosis that primarily involves the region of the
[A] Facial nerve distribution
[B] Trigeminal nerve distribution
[C] Olfactory nerve distribution
[D] Glossopharyngeal nerve distribution
- Nevus of Ota is a benign melanosis that primarily involves the region of the trigeminal nerve distribution.
- The first and second divisions of the trigeminal nerve, namely the ophthalmic V1 and the maxillary V2 are most commonly involved.
- There is associated hyperpigmentation of the eye. Nevus of Ota is also known as ocular dermal melanosis.