naevus


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naevus

(US), nevus
any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole
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Response of naevus of Ota to Q-switched ruby laser treat-ment according to lesion colour.
Uber einen naevus lipomatodes cutaneus superficialis der linken glutaalgegend.
Classification of neurological abnormalities in children with congenital melanocytic naevus syndrome identifies MRI as the best predictor of clinical outcome.
Yet another atypical mole or dysplastic naevus if you prefer.
Therefore, the study was designed to assess the predictive value of naevus count in estimating TBNC at 17 different body sites.
She added: "I want people to be aware of naevus marks so my daughter doesn't grow up thinking she is different.
Perhaps the most extraordinary is the naevus of Ota, wherein hyperpigmentation of the lids, sclera and iris is associated with a corresponding increase in pigmentation off the fundus.
Having a facial intradermal naevus removed is one of the most straightforward cosmetic procedures you can have and can bring an almost instant improvement," he adds.
Many publications dealing with the role of the sun accentuate the view that melanocytic naevi are strongly associated with cutaneous melanoma, and that reducing sun exposure in very early life may be effective in reducing naevus prevalence and subsequent melanoma risk.
Immunological associations of the halo naevus with cutaneous malignant melanoma.
The nevus is present on two adjacent sites in such a manner as when the two are apposed together, the nevus appears as a single large naevus.