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Nevus is the medical term for sharply-circumscribed and chronic lesions of the skin. These lesions are commonly named birthmarks and moles. By definition, nevi are benign. Using the term nevus and nevi loosely, most...
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A dysplastic nevus, is an atypical melanocytic nevus; a mole whose appearance is different from that of common moles. Dysplastic nevi are generally larger than ordinary moles and have irregular and indistinct borders. Their...
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nevus n. , pl. -vi ( ). A congenital growth or mark on the skin, such as a mole or birthmark. ... melanocytic nevus. Implies a melanocytic nevus acquired later ...
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dysplastic nevus syndrome n. An atypical nevus, usually larger than 5 millimeters in diameter with variable pigmentation and ill-defined borders,
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DOES SURGICAL REMOVAL LOWER THE RISK OF MELANOMA IN THOSE WITH A GIANT NEVUS? ... HOW OFTEN SHOULD A CONGENITAL NEVUS BE EXAMINED IF IT IS NOT EXCISED? ...
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Home of the Congenital Nevus Support Group. Offers educational material and emotional support for those with congenital nevi and/or neurocutaneous melanosis (NCM)
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A choroidal nevus is a flat, benign, pigmented area on the back of the eye... In rare cases, the nevus must be biopsied and examined for melanoma (cancer) cells. ...
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Nevus information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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Nevus symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment information for Nevus (Nevus) ... Nevus: A circumscribed stable malformation of the skin and occasionally of the ...
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is a Nevus? ... A nevus is the most common skin abnormality, generally appearing as a darken ...
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... nevus (also ... This type of nevus generally occurs in children and adolescents, ... recommend excision of a Spitz nevus completely, but conservatively. ...
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Dysplastic nevus also referred to as atypical nevus or Clark's nevus, is an ... Congenital Nevus - Overview, Cause. Congenital Nevus - Signs and Symptoms ...
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Congenital nevi include mongolian spot, cafe-au-lait spots, nevus spilus, and ... The Spitz nevus is a brown to pink dome-shaped nodule that arises commonly in ...
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They are part of the group of skin lesions known as "nevus".... for a more complete discussion ... Congenital nevus are birth marks made up of melanocytes. ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... on the skin such as a vascular nevus, a local collection of capillaries of the ...
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If you are concerned about a mole on your child's skin, be sure to read this article, which includes dermatologists' recommendations. ... Spitz nevus. ...
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A bathing trunk nevus is a dark colored, often hairy patch of skin present at ... Bathing trunk nevi are thought to be caused by defects or problems that occur as ...
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