melanocytosis


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melanocytosis

[mə‚lan·ə‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
An excessive number of melanocytes.
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Large congenital melanocytic nevi and the risk for development of malignant melanoma and neurocutaneous melanocytosis. Pediatrics.
Furthermore, our patient had no sign of ocular melanocytosis. Thus, iris mammillations in our case could be easily distinguished from Lisch nodules which are well-defined dome-shaped nodules by slit-lamp examination [1].
Manenti, "Melanosis (pigmented melanocytosis) of the prostate gland," European Urology, vol.
Association of ocular and oculodermal melanocytosis with the rate of uveal melanoma metastasis: analysis of 7872 consecutive eyes.
* Nests, which may be present in melanoma in situ, but not in actinic melanocytosis. Levels may be required to show them.
A person who has a condition known as ocular melanocytosis, in which a number of nevi are present in the eye, has an increased risk for ocular melanoma.
Bednair tumor associated with dermal melanocytosis: melanocytic colonization or neuroectodermal multidirectional differentiation?
The melanocytosis also affects the oral cavity, nasal mucosa, external auditory canal, tympanic membrane, orbital fissures, meninges and the brain.
Experimental treatment of NRAS-mutated neurocutaneous melanocytosis with MEK162, a MEK-inhibitor.
a) Iris melanocytosis associated with increased risk of developing a uveal melanoma and should be referred
(3) Melanocytic lesions include naevus, melanoma racial melanosis, primary acquired melanosis and other ocular surface conditions like ocular melanocytosis and secondary pigmentary deposition.
Dilatation of capillaries and connective tissue disintegration, elastosis, hemosiderin deposition, melanocytosis, and abundance of inflammatory cells are all seen in the dermis.