naevus


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naevus

(US), nevus
any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole
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Combined naevus: a benign lesion frequently misdiagnosed both clinically and pathologically as melanoma.
Uber einen naevus lipomatodes cutaneus superficialis der linken glutaalgegend.
Yet another atypical mole or dysplastic naevus if you prefer.
The total number of moles on the body, known as the Total Body Naevus Count, or TBNC for short, is one of the most important risk factors for developing melanoma.
It's like the company was saying she's not perfect." She added: "I want people to be aware of naevus marks so my daughter doesn't grow up thinking she is different."
Fatal melanoma arising in a zosteriform speckled lentiginous naevus. Arch Dermatol.
(1,2) A conjunctival naevus typically appears in the first decade of life as a solitary flat pigmented lesion.
Nevi (Latin Naevus: birthmark) is an encircled and stable malformation of the skin, probably congenital, characterized by the focal excess of one or several mature tissue components (MEHREGAN, 1986; GOLDSCHMIDT & SHOFER, 1992).