Search Results for: palmo-plantar nevi

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Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…. Benign proliferations of melanocytes are termed melanocytic nevi (congenital melanocytic nevi are hamartomas, whereas acquired melanocytic nevi, such as those of Clark, Spitz, and Reed, are benign neoplasms), and they, of course, do not metastasize…

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Nevus?

…ed. Philadelphia, PA, WB Saunders Company, 1999:1174. “Nevi, or moles, are benign tumors composed of nevus cells that are derived from melanocytes.” Habif TP. Nevi and malignant melanoma. In: Clinical Dermatology. 4th ed. Philadelphia, P…

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Halo Phenomenon?

…Aug;22(4):342–48. “Regression of congenital melanocytic nevi is usually accompanied by the halo phenomenon and is considered a rare event.” Arpaia N, Cassano N, Filotico R, Laricchia F, Vena GA. Unusual clinical presentation of regression…

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Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…nevus.” Clark WH Jr., Elder DE, Guerry IV D. Dysplastic nevi and malignant melanoma. In: Farmer ER, Hood AF, eds. Pathology of the Skin. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1990:689. Various degrees of atypia such as cytological atypia, architec…

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ABCDEs?

…anomas to be distinguished clinically from most Clark’s nevi, they still are flawed seriously and irreparably. For example, what does “border irregularity” mean? To assess irregularity of a border, an agreed-on measuring stick for j…

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Changing Mole?

…a patient with a changing mole, an atypical mole or multiple nevi is at considerable risk for developing melanoma. Goldstein BG, Goldstein AO. Diagnosis and management of malignant melanoma. Am Fam Physician 2001 Apr 1;63(7):1359-68, 1374. Review. E…

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