melanotic freckle


Also found in: Medical.

melanotic freckle

[‚mel·ə′näd·ik ′frek·əl]
(medicine)
An unevenly pigmented macule that sometimes develops on the skin, usually on the face, of an individual beyond middle life and enlarges progressively. Also known as Hutchinson's freckle.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In fact, lentigo maligna also has been called Hutchinson melanotic freckle and melanosis circumscripta precancerosa Dubreuilh.
Melanotic freckle (Hutchinson), mtelanose circonscrite precancereuse (Dubreuilh).
Is malignantmelanoma arising in a Hutchinson's melanotic freckle a separate disease entity?