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Nevus?

…of melanocytes (e.g., in congenital melanocytic nevi), of keratocytes (e.g., in epidermal nevi), of elements of connective tissue mostly, (e.g., in collagenous nevi, nevus flammeus, and nevus lipomatosus), and of a mixture of elements epithelial and…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…of nevus spilus characterized by macular or papular speckles, respectively. We report the case of a melanoma that arose in association with a giant nevus spilus maculosus. Case report A 78-year-old Caucasian woman presented with an ulcerated nodule…

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

…perspective to management in the modern era” published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Duffy and Grossman concluded, following comprehensive literature review, historically, histologically, clinically and molecularly, that…

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Nevus Cells, Nevocytes, and Nevomelanocytes?

…is well documented that nevus cells can be found within the fibrous capsule and trabeculae of lymph nodes; however, it is less well known that nevus cells can also b found in the lymph node parenchyma.” Biddle DA, Evans HL, Kemp BL, et al….

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Malignant Spitz Nevus?

s characterized by a relatively high mitotic rate and mitosis deep within the lesion. There is more cellular pleomorphism, less maturation in depth and less cohesion of cells than in the usual Spitz nevus.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…ppear as melanin-containing fibroblast-like cells grouped in irregular bundles admixed with melanin-containing macrophages, associated with excessive fibrous tissue in the middle or upper reticular dermis [2]. On dermoscopy, a blue nevus is

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Normal, Typical, Ordinary, Banal, and Common Nevus?

“A normal mole is usually less than 5 millimeters (.25 inches) in diameter. Any mole that grows larger than that size may be cancerous.” http://www.faqs.org/health/Sick-V4/Skin-Cancer.html. Accessed November 29, 2006. “When a…

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Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…Pathology, 1991; Third Series, Fascicle 1:126-127. The development of basal cell carcinoma within a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn (NSJ) has commonly been reported. Ball EA, Hussain M, Moss AL. Squamous-cell carcinoma and basal-cell carcinoma…