junctional nevus


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junctional nevus

[′jəŋk·shən·əl ′nē·vəs]
(medicine)
A skin lesion containing nevus cells at the junction of the epidermis and dermis.
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3,5,17) "Dropping off" of junctional nevus cells into the dermal scar has also been deduced in 36% to 42% of RN, as evidenced by rounded nesting patterns without differentiation into type B or type C nevus cells.
Hastalarimizin klinik ve dermatoskopik tanilari Tani Lezyon sayisi (%) Junctional nevus 183 (%20) Compound nevus 179 (%19,8) Dermal nevus 176 (%19,5) Konjenital 138 (%15,2) melanositik nevus Lentigo 39 (%4,3) Seboreik keratoz 39 (%4,3) Kafeola 39 (%4,3) Displastik nevus 32 (%3,5) Akrokordon 19 (%2,1) Hemanjiyom 13 (%1,4) Akral 11 (%1,2) melanositik nevus Nevus spilus 9 (%1) Blue nevus 8 (%0,8) Dermatofibrom 8 (%0,8) Aktinik keratoz 5 (%0,5) Bazal hucreli 1 (%0,1) karsinom Yuzeyel yayilan 1 (%0,1) melanom Digerleri: Efelid, 4 (%0,4) Lentigo maligna, Bowen hastaligi, Aksesuar meme
One of the major challenges in dermatopathology is the differential diagnosis between junctional nevus and melanoma in situ in acral locations.
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