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  1. Melanocytic nevus

    Infobox disease Name Melanocytic nevus Image Skin Tumors 171.jpg Caption Lentiginous melanocytic naevus ... 289 MeshID D009508 A melanocytic nevus also known as Nevocytic nevus ref name Andrews cite ... ref rp is a type of lesion that contains nevus cell s melanocytes . ref DorlandsDict six 000072250 melanocytic nevus ref Some sources equate the term mole with melanocytic nevus . ref name isbn0 ... nevus, one has to decide if it is medically indicated or not. If a melanocytic nevus ... Removal Video Library Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas DEFAULTSORT Melanocytic Nevus Category Melanocytic ... color . Moles are a member of the family of skin lesions known as nevi . Classification Melanocytic nevi represent a family of lesions. The most common variants are Location Junctional nevus the nevus ... nevus is flat and brown to black. Compound nevus a mixture of junctional and intradermal proliferation ... the acquired variety or congenital variety. Intradermal nevus the nevus cells are located in the dermis only. Intradermal nevi are raised most are flesh colored not pigmented . Dysplastic nevus nevus of Clark usually a compound nevus with cellular and architectural dysplasia . Like typical ... melanoma. Blue nevus It is blue in color as its melanocytes are very deep in the skin. The nevus ... epidermis is normal. Spitz nevus a distinct variant of intradermal nevus, usually in a child. They are raised and reddish non pigmented . A pigmented variant, called the nevus of Reed , typically appears on the leg of young women. Acquired nevus Any melanocytic nevus that is not a congenital nevus or not present at birth or near birth. This includes junctional, compound and intradermal nevus. Congenital nevus Small to large nevus present at or near time of birth. Small ones have low potential for forming melanomas , however the risk increases with size, as in the giant face pigmented nevus. Giant pigmented nevus these large, pigmented, often hairy congenital nevi. They are important because ...   more details



  1. Benign melanocytic nevus

    A benign melanocytic nevus also known as a Banal nevus, Common acquired melanocytic nevus, Mole, Nevocellular nevus, and Nevocytic nevus is a cutaneous condition characterised by well circumscribed, round or ovoid lesions, generally measuring from 2 to 6 mm in diameter. ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref See also Becker s nevus List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Dermatology stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details



  1. Congenital melanocytic nevus

    Infobox Disease Name PAGENAME Image Skin tumors 687.jpg Caption Deep congenital nevus DiseasesDB ICD10 D22 ILDS D22.L60 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID The congenital melanocytic nevus is a type of melanocytic nevus or mole found in infant s at birth . This type of birthmark ... 15 of the time. The congenital melanocytic nevus plural, nevi presents as a circumscribed, light ... area and any part of the body. The appearance of the congenital melanocytic nevus is similar to those ... with hypertrichosis, it is sometimes called giant hairy nevus more usually these largest forms are known as large or giant congenital melanocytic nevus . The estimated prevalence for the largest forms ... Large congenital melanocytic nevus cite web last Etchevers first Heather title Large congenital melanocytic nevus url http www.orpha.net consor cgi bin Disease Search.php?lng EN&data id 370&Disease ... melanocytic nevi when to worry and how to treat Facts and controversies. journal Clinics in dermatology ... melanocytic nevi appear similar to acquired nevi with two notable exceptions. For the congenital nevus, the neval cells are found deeper into the dermis . Also, the deeper nevus cells can be found ... melanocytic nevi a histologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular analyses of 43 cases. journal ... et de la recherche m dicale accessdate 2 August 2011 ref . Types Congenital melanocytic nevi may be divided ... year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 690 1 Large or giant congenital melanocytic nevus Bathing trunk nevus, Giant pigmented nevus Medium sized congenital nevus Small sized congenital nevus Clinical Findings File Congenital nevus from CDC.jpg thumb Congenital nevus. Note ... birth. Prominent terminal hairs often form, especially after puberty. With maturity, the nevus can ... of congenital nevi. While this is likely safe and effective for small congenital nevus, laser ... a deep dermal component of the nevus that is not reached by the laser. Repigmentation after laser ...   more details



  1. Compound nevus

    Infobox Disease Name Compound nevus Image Skin tumors 201.jpg Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 D22 ILDS D22.L14 ICD9 ICDO 8760 0 OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID A compound nevus is a type of Melanocytic nevus mole formed by groups of nevus cells found in the Epidermis skin epidermis and dermis the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin . External links http www.cancer.gov Templates db alpha.aspx?CdrID 44274 Compound nevus entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms NCI cancer dict Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Benign neoplasms Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms Cutaneous condition stub ...   more details



  1. Junctional nevus

    Infobox Disease Name Junctional nevus Image Skin Tumors 200.jpg Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 C43.9 ICD9 ICDO M8740 0 OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID A junctional nevus is a Melanocytic nevus mole found in the junction border between the Epidermis skin epidermis and dermis layers of the skin . These moles may be pigmented and slightly raised, and have a higher risk of developing into malignant melanoma . External links http www.cancer.gov dictionary?CdrID 44285 Junctional nevus entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms NCI cancer dict Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Benign neoplasms Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms oncology stub ...   more details



  1. Acral nevus

    File Skin Tumors P9071282.jpg thumb Acral nevus File Skin Tumors P9071281.jpg thumb Melanocytic acral nevus with intraepidermal ascent cells MANIAC An Acral nevus also known as a Melanocytic nevus of acral skin , ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages 1726 7 isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref and Melanocytic nevus with intraepidermal ascent of cells ref name Bolognia MANIACS is a cutaneous condition characterized by a skin lesion that is usually macular or only slightly elevated, and may display uniform brown or dark brown color, but often with linear wikt striation striation s. ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 1726 See also Acral lentiginous melanoma List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms Cutaneous condition stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas ...   more details



  1. Nevus of Ito

    Infobox Disease Name PAGENAME Image Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 D22.5 ILDS D22.504 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID Nevus of Ito also known as Nevus fuscoceruleus acromiodeltoideus is a cutaneous condition with similar features to the Nevus of Ota , but occurring in a different distribution. ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 700 See also Skin lesion References reflist Cutaneous condition stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details



  1. Hori's nevus

    Hori s nevus also known as Acquired bilateral nevus of Ota like macules ref name Bolognia is a cutaneous condition characterized by multiple brown gray to brown blue macules, primarily in the malar region of the face. ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref See also Nevus of Ota List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Dermatology stub Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details



  1. Blue nevus

    Infobox Disease Name PAGENAME Image blue nevus intermed mag.jpg Width 150 Caption Micrograph of a blue nevus showing the characteristic pigmented melanocyte s between bundles of collagen . H&E stain . DiseasesDB 31098 ICD10 D22 ILDS D22.L42 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID D018329 Blue nevus also known as Blue neuronevus, Dermal melanocytoma, and Nevus bleu ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages 1722 isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref is a type of melanocytic nevus . It is usually described as non cancerous, ref name urlBlue naevus nevus . DermNet NZ cite web url http dermnetnz.org lesions blue naevus.html title Blue naevus nevus . DermNet NZ format work accessdate 2009 02 27 ref but can be malignant. ref MeshName Blue Nevi ref ref name pmid11224601 cite journal author Granter SR, McKee PH, Calonje E, Mihm MC, Busam K title Melanoma associated with blue nevus and melanoma mimicking cellular blue nevus a clinicopathologic study of 10 cases on the spectrum of so called malignant blue nevus journal Am. J. Surg. Pathol. volume 25 issue 3 pages 316 23 year 2001 month March pmid 11224601 doi 10.1097 00000478 200103000 00005 url http meta.wkhealth.com pt pt core template journal lwwgateway media landingpage.htm?issn 0147 5185&volume 25&issue 3&spage 316 ref Types Blue nevi may be divided into the following types ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 701 Blue nevus of Jadassohn Tiche Cellular blue nevus Epithelioid blue nevus Deep penetrating nevus Amelanotic blue nevus Malignant blue nevus See also List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Cutaneous condition stub Category Melanocytic ...   more details



  1. Nevus spilus

    Nevus spilus also known as speckled lentiginous nevus and zosteriform lentiginous nevus ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref is a skin lesion that presents as a light brown or tan macule , speckled with smaller, darker macules or papule s. ref name Andrews James, William Berger, Timothy Elston, Dirk 2005 . Andrews Diseases of the Skin Clinical Dermatology . 10th ed. . Saunders. ISBN 0 7216 2921 0. ref rp 685 See also Phakomatosis pigmentokeratotica Zosteriform speckled lentiginous nevus Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Cutaneous condition stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details



  1. Halo nevus

    of melanoma. See also Nevus List of cutaneous conditions References reflist External links http dermatology.about.com library bldefhalonevus.htm Halo Nevus About.com article Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Vascular diseases DEFAULTSORT Halo Nevus Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms de Halon vus ...Infobox Disease Name Halo nevus Image SkinTumors 281.jpg Caption DiseasesDB 8333 ICD10 ICD10 I 78 1 i 70 , D22 ILDS D22.L34 ICD9 ICD9 448.1 , ICD9 216.0 ICD9 216.9 , ICD9 757.32 ICDO 8723 0 OMIM 234300 MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj derm eMedicineTopic 174 MeshID D009508 Halo nevus also known as Leukoderma acquisitum centrifugum, Perinevoid vitiligo, and Sutton nevus ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 689 is a nevus mole that is surrounded by a depigmentation depigmented ring or halo . Causes Halo nevi are caused when white blood cell white blood cells target a mole. The cause for the attack is unknown. ref name skinsite cite web url http www.skinsite.com info halo nevus.htm title Halo Nevus skinsite.com accessdate August 4, 2008 ref Predilection File Halo Nevus zoomed.jpg thumb Photograph of a halo nevus on a face Halo nevi are estimated to be present in approximately 1 of the general population, and are found to be more prevalent in people with vitiligo , melanoma malignant melanoma , ref name skinsite or Turner syndrome . ref name EMed EMedicine derm 174 Halo Nevis ref All races and sexes are equally susceptible to this disease, although a familial tendency has been reported. The average age of onset is 15 years. Treatment As halo nevi are only of cosmetic significance, no treatment is required, ref cite web url http www.carefair.com Skincare Disorders Halo Nevus 148.html title CareFair.com ... blogs skin disorders halo nevus title DermaTalk Halo Nevus ref Watch out for any changes ...   more details



  1. Nevus cell

    Nevus cells are a variant of melanocytes . ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 684 They are larger than typical melanocytes, do not have Dendrite non neuronal dendrites , and have more abundant cytoplasm with coarse granules. ref name Habif cite book title Clinical Dermatology, 5th ed. last Habif first Thomas P. year 2010 publisher Mosby isbn 9780723435419 page 847 ref They are usually located at the dermoepidermal junction or in the dermis of the skin. Dermal nevus cells can be further classified type A epithelioid dermal nevus cells mature into type B lymphocytoid dermal nevus cells which mature further into type C neuroid dermal nevus cells, through a process involving downwards migration. ref name Habif Nevus cells are the primary component of a melanocytic nevus . ref DorlandsDict two 000018835 nevus cell ref Nevus cells can also be found in lymph nodes ref name pmid12717252 cite journal author Biddle DA, Evans HL, Kemp BL, et al. title Intraparenchymal nevus cell aggregates in lymph nodes a possible diagnostic pitfall with malignant melanoma and carcinoma journal Am. J. Surg. Pathol. volume 27 issue 5 pages 673 81 year 2003 month May pmid 12717252 doi 10.1097 00000478 200305000 00011 url http meta.wkhealth.com pt pt core template journal lwwgateway media landingpage.htm?issn 0147 5185&volume 27&issue 5&spage 673 ref and the thymus . ref name pmid10102620 cite journal author Parker JR, Ro JY, Ord ez NG title Benign nevus cell aggregates in the thymus a case report journal Mod. Pathol. volume 12 issue 3 pages 329 32 year 1999 month March pmid 10102620 doi url ref References reflist Human cell types derived primarily from ectoderm anatomy stub Category Skin anatomy ...   more details



  1. Spitz nevus

    Infobox Disease Name Spitz nevus Image Spitz nevus.jpg Caption Spitz nevus DiseasesDB 29807 ICD10 ICD10 D 22 d 9 ILDS D22.L32 ICD9 ICDO M8770 0 OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj article eMedicineTopic 1059623 MeshID D018332 A Spitz nevus also known as an Epithelioid and spindle cell nevus, ref name Andrews Benign juvenile melanoma ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 691 , and Spitz s juvenile melanoma ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages 1728 30 isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref is a benign melanocytic nevus , a type of skin lesion, affecting the Epidermis skin epidermis and dermis . ref name who LeBoit, PE, Burg G, Weedon D, Sarasin A. Eds World Health Organization Classification of Tumours Pathology and Genetics of Skin Tumours . Lyon IARC Press. 2006. ref Spitz nevus is also known as spindle and epithelioid cell nevus and juvenile melanoma. The latter term is generally no longer used as it is misleading it is not a melanoma, it is a benign lesion it can also occur in adults, not only in children. ref name crotty Crotty, K. Spitz Naevus Histological features and distinction from malignant melanoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology . 38 suppl ... nevus intermed mag.jpg thumb Micrograph of a Spitz nevus showing the characteristic vertically arranged ... nests of nevus cells that have both a spindle cell spindled and an epithelioid morphology. apoptosis ... diagnoses are pigmented spindle cell nevus and malignant melanoma . Eponym The lesion is named after ... with features of a Spitz nevus References reflist Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Cutaneous condition stub Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms de Spitz N vus pl Znami Spitz ...   more details



  1. Nevus of Ota

    are also helpful in partially treating this defect. See also Nevus of Ito List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms es Nevus ...Infobox Disease Name PAGENAME Image Nevus 013.jpg Caption DiseasesDB 32588 ICD10 D22.3 ILDS D22.301 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj DERM eMedicineTopic 290 MeshID D009507 Nevus of Ota also known as congenital melanosis bulbi, ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages 1720 22 isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref nevus fuscoceruleus ophthalmomaxillaris, oculodermal melanocytosis , ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 700 and Oculomucodermal melanocytosis ref name Bolognia is a blue hyperpigmentation ref name pmid14673306 cite journal author Chan HH, Kono T title Nevus of Ota clinical aspects and management journal Skinmed volume 2 issue 2 pages 89 96 quiz 97 8 year 2003 pmid 14673306 doi 10.1111 j.1540 9740.2003.01706.x url http www.lejacq.com articleDetail.cfm?pid SKINmed 2 2 89 ref that occurs on the face. It was first reported by Dr. Mokutaro Kinoshita M. T. Ota of Japan in 1939. ref name titleeMedicine Nevi of Ota and Ito Article by Harvey Lui cite web url http www.emedicine.com DERM topic290.htm title eMedicine Nevi of Ota and Ito Article by Harvey Lui accessdate 2008 03 22 work ref Nevus of Ota is caused by the entrapment of melanocytes in the upper ... times more likely to be affected than men, and it is rare among white people. Nevus of Ota may not be congenital .... ref Geronemus R. Q switched ruby laser therapy of nevus of Ota . Arch Dermatol. 128 1618 1622. 1992 ... H title Treatment of nevus of Ota with the Q switched ruby laser journal N. Engl. J. Med ...   more details



  1. Becker's nevus

    External links http www.dermnet.com becker nevus Becker s nevus photo library at Dermnet.org Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas DEFAULTSORT Becker s Nevus Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms de ...Infobox Disease Name Becker& 39 s nevus Image Becker Naevus.jpg Caption Becker s nevus on the left shoulder DiseasesDB 31362 ICD10 ICD10 D 22 5 q 80 ILDS Q82.582 ICD9 ICD9 216 ICDO OMIM 604919 MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj derm eMedicineTopic 48 MeshID Becker s nevus also known as Becker s melanosis, Becker s pigmentary hamartoma, Nevoid melanosis, and Pigmented hairy epidermal nevus ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set ... Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 687 The nevus generally ... thickened and often hairy hypertrichosis . This form of nevus was first documented in 1948 by United ... nature of the effects of the disease. Thus the pathophysiology of Becker s nevus remains unclear. While ... one case report documenting what researchers claim is a congenital Becker s nevus with genetic association ... Becker s nevus with a familial association journal Pediatr Dermatol volume 14 issue 5 pages 373 5 ... s nevus. One hundred cases author s transl language French journal Ann Dermatol Venereol volume 108 ... were caucasian , and average size of the nevus was 125  cm 19  in . Malignancy A 1991 report documented the cases of nine patients with both Becker s nevus and malignant melanoma . ref name pmid2050238 cite journal author Fehr B, Panizzon RG, Schnyder UW title Becker s nevus and malignant ... 000247749 url ref Of the nine melanomas, five were in the same body area as the Becker s nevus, with only one occurring within the nevus itself. As this was apparently the first documented co occurrence ... normal skin. Nonetheless, as with any abnormal skin growth, the nevus should be monitored regularly ... s nevus is considered a benign lesion, treatment is generally not necessary except for cosmetic ...   more details



  1. Dysplastic nevus

    MeshID D004416 A dysplastic nevus also known as a Atypical mole, Atypical nevus, B K mole, Clark s nevus, Dysplastic melanocytic nevus, Nevus with architectural disorder ref name Bolognia cite book ... melanocytic nevus ref DorlandsDict six 000072232 dysplastic nevus ref a mole whose appearance ... the key characteristics of a melanoma see ABCDE mnemonic below Melanocytic nevus moles Changes in shape ... for classifying melanocytic lesions. In this classification, a nevus can be defined as benign, having atypia, or being a melanoma. A benign nevus is read as or understood as having no cytologic or architectural ... is that the pathologist indicates if the margin is clear negative or free of melanocytic nevus , or if further ... Need To Know About Moles and Dysplastic Nevi See also Nevus List of cutaneous conditions Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas DEFAULTSORT Dysplastic Nevus Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms de Dysplastischer ...Infobox disease Name Dysplastic nevus Image SkinTumors 167.jpg Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 ICD10 D 48 5 ... in women. In 1992, the National Institutes of Health NIH recommended that the term dysplastic nevus ... nevus, or clinically apparent atypical moles should be examined by an experienced dermatologist ... nevus syndrome multiple atypical moles should see a dermatologist at least once a year ... be avoided due to risk of a recurrent nevus , which can complicate future diagnosis of a melanoma ..., or severe cytologic melanocytic atypia. ref http www.labpath.com new1.html ref Usually, cytologic ... nevus is present at the surgical margin. Dysplastic nevus syndrome main Dysplastic nevus syndrome Dysplastic nevus syndrome refers to individuals who have high numbers of benign moles and also have ... eight 000104109 dysplastic nevus syndrome ref Inherited dysplastic nevus syndrome is an autosomal ... MW, Zone JJ, Skolnick MH title Inheritance of nevus number and size in melanoma and dysplastic nevus syndrome kindreds journal J Natl Cancer Inst. volume 83 issue 23 pages 1726 33 year 1991 month ...   more details



  1. Eccrine nevus

    Infobox disease Name Eccrine nevus Image Alt Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 Q82.5 ILDS Q82.505 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID An eccrine nevus is an extremely rare cutaneous condition that, histology histologically , is characterized by an increase in size or number of eccrine gland eccrine secretory coils. ref name Fitz2 Freedberg, et al. 2003 . Fitzpatrick s Dermatology in General Medicine . 6th ed. . McGraw Hill. ISBN 0071380760. ref rp 774 See also Apocrine nevus Nevus comedonicus List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Epidermal growth stub Category Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, cysts ...   more details



  1. Mucinous nevus

    Mucinous nevus also known as Nevus mucinosus is a rare cutaneous condition characterized by hamartoma that can be congenital or acquired. ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref See also MRI burn List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Dermatology stub Category Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, cysts ...   more details



  1. Nevus depigmentosus

    Infobox Disease Name Nevus depigmentosus Image Nevus Depigmentosus.jpg Caption Man s chest with nevus depigmentosus. br Notice the affected white area to the left of the nipple. Nevus depigmentosus or nevus achromicus ref cite journal pmid 9922008 doi 10.1016 S0190 9622 99 70524 4 volume 40 issue 1 title Nevus depigmentosus clinical features and histopathologic characteristics in 67 patients year 1999 ... has not much involvement in the nevus depigmentosus but in about 19 of the cases these are noted ... fairly stable and are nonprogressive hypopigmented patches. ref name nevus cite journal doi 10.1016 S0190 9622 99 70524 4 last Lee first H S coauthors Chun, Y S & Hann, S K date January 1999 title Nevus ... ref The exact cause of nevus depigmentosus is still not clearly understood. A sporadic defect in the embryonic ... this is incorrect. Those with nevus depigmentosus may be prone to sunburn due to the lack of pigment ... skin. ref name Kwiatkowski Most patients with nevus depigmentosus do not peruse treatment for their lesion ... characteristic characteristic white spots in skin. ref name nevus Symptoms These are localized ... . ref name nevus In the majority of patients, the lesions are not completely achromic, but are hypopigmented ... lesions are permanent and there are no effective therapies for re pigmenting this nevus. ref ... of nevus depigmentosus such as PUVA, excimer laser, and different grafting techniques. PUVA therapy has not been shown to be beneficial. ref Berg M, Tarnowski W. Nevus pigmentosus. Arch Dermatol 1974 ... treatment. ref Kim DY, Lee KY, Park YK. Use of the 308 nm excimer laser for nevus depigmentosus A promising treatment for either nevus depigmentosus or vitiligo. J Dermatol 2007 34 217 8. ref Though the repigmentation of nevus depigmentosus is possible by grafting techniques, the results are inconsistent ... and offering any treatment to the patient of nevus depigmentosus. ref cite web url http www.jcasonline.com ... 23 June 2011 ref See also Nevus Vitiligo Alphos Albinism Leucism Melanism Pityriasis alba Quadrichrome ...   more details



  1. Nevus sebaceous

    Infobox disease Name Nevus sebaceous Image SkinTumors P6260391.JPG Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 ICD9 ICDO M8410 0, M8410 3 OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID File NaevusSebaceus res.jpg thumb Nevus sebaceous on the scalp Nevus sebaceous or nevus sebaceus , also known as an Organoid nevus ref name Andrews James, William Berger, Timothy Elston, Dirk 2005 . Andrews Diseases of the Skin Clinical Dermatology . 10th ed. . Saunders. ISBN 0721629210. ref rp 661 , and Nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn ref name Fitz2 Freedberg, et al. 2003 . Fitzpatrick s Dermatology in General Medicine . 6th ed. . McGraw Hill. ISBN 0071380760. ref rp 773 is a congenital, hairless plaque that typically occurs on the face or scalp. ref name Kovich Cite journal author Kovich O, Hale E title Nevus sebaceus journal Dermatology Online Journal volume 11 issue 4 pages 16 year 2005 url http dermatology.cdlib.org 114 NYU NYUtexts 1012044.html pmid 16403388 ref Such nevi are present at birth, affecting males and females of all races equally. ref name Teng Teng, Joyce M.C. http www.uwhealth.org healthfacts B EXTRANET HEALTH INFORMATION FlexMember Show Public HFFY 1126652453178.html Nevus sebaceous , University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, last updated 16 November 2007. ref The condition is named for an overgrowth of sebaceous gland s in the area of the nevus. Sebaceous nevi can give rise to sebaceous carcinoma. ref name pmid19120764 Cite journal author Izumi M, Tang X, Chiu CS, et al. title Ten cases of sebaceous carcinoma arising in nevus sebaceus journal J. Dermatol. volume 35 issue 11 pages 704 11 year 2008 month November pmid 19120764 doi 10.1111 j.1346 8138.2008.00550.x ref However, the rate of such malignancies is now known to be less than was previously estimated. For this reason ... S title Should nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn in children be excised? A study of 757 cases, and literature ... of skin appendages Use dmy dates date September 2010 DEFAULTSORT Nevus Sebaceous Category Epidermal ...   more details



  1. Apocrine nevus

    Infobox disease Name Apocrine nevus Image Alt Caption DiseasesDB ICD10 Q82.5 ILDS Q82.507 ICD9 ICDO OMIM MedlinePlus eMedicineSubj eMedicineTopic MeshID An Apocrine nevus is an extremely rare cutaneous condition that is composed of hyperplastic mature apocrine gland s. ref name Fitz2 Freedberg, et al. 2003 . Fitzpatrick s Dermatology in General Medicine . 6th ed. . McGraw Hill. ISBN 0071380760. ref rp 775 See also Eccrine nevus Seborrheic keratosis List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Epidermal growth stub Category Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, cysts ...   more details



  1. Nevus anemicus

    Infobox Disease Name Nevus Anemicus Image Nevus anemicus.jpg Nevus anemicus is a congenital disorder characterized by macules of varying size and shape that are paler than the surrounding skin and cannot be made red by trauma, cold, or heat. ref name Andrews James, William Berger, Timothy Elston, Dirk 2005 . Andrews Diseases of the Skin Clinical Dermatology . 10th ed. . Saunders. Page 582. ISBN 0 7216 2921 0. ref ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref The paler area is due to the blood vessels within the area which are more sensitive to the body s normal vasoconstricting chemicals. ref name aocd cite web url http www.aocd.org skin dermatologic diseases nevus anemicus.html title Dermatologic Disease Database accessdate 25 October 2011 ref Symptoms This benign patch appears on the skin at birth or in early childhood. In most people these are under 10 Centimetre cm in size. If there is doubt about the diagnosis, rubbing the area causes the skin around the lesion to become red while the lesion itself does not change ... system vasculature appears normal histologically , the blood vessels within the nevus do not respond ... as normal and only physiological testing can reveal the nevus in contrast to normal skin ... response. Examination under a Wood s lamp Clinical use Wood lamp can also reveal the nevus ... For Pediatricians . Page 9 233, 237. ref Treatment Since the histopathology of nevus anemicus is normal, nevus anemicus is a pharmacologic nevus and not an anatomic one. ref name Mountcastle Mountcastle EA, Diestelmeier MR, Lupton GP. Nevus anemicus. J Am Acad Dermatol 1986 14 628 32.. ref ... people a nevus anemicus is on a covered area and so light in appearance that no treatment is needed. ref name aocd See also Nevus Melanism List of cutaneous conditions Skin lesion References reflist ...   more details



  1. Blue nevus of Jadassohn?Ti�che

    File SkinTumors 408.jpg thumb Nevus coeruleus Blue nevus of Jadassohn Ti che also known as a Common blue nevus, and Nevus ceruleus is a cutaneous condition characterized by a steel blue papule or nodule. ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 701 See also Blue nevus Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Cutaneous condition stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details



  1. Nevus comedonicus

    Nevus comedonicus also known as a Comedo nevus ref name Bolognia cite book author Rapini, Ronald P. Bolognia, Jean L. Jorizzo, Joseph L. title Dermatology 2 Volume Set publisher Mosby location St. Louis year 2007 pages 1673 isbn 1 4160 2999 0 oclc doi accessdate ref is characterized by closely arranged, grouped, often linear, slightly elevated papule s that have at their center keratinous plugs resembling comedone s. ref name Andrews James, William Berger, Timothy Elston, Dirk 2005 . Andrews Diseases of the Skin Clinical Dermatology . 10th ed. . Saunders. ISBN 0721629210. ref rp 634 ref name Fitz2 Freedberg, et al. 2003 . Fitzpatrick s Dermatology in General Medicine . 6th ed. . McGraw Hill. ISBN 0071380760. ref rp 774 See also Nevus comedonicus syndrome Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions References reflist Epidermal growth stub Category Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, cysts ...   more details



  1. Deep penetrating nevus

    A deep penetrating nevus is a type of benign melanocytic skin tumor characterized, as its name suggests, by penetration into the deep dermis and or subcutis. Smudged chromatic is a typical finding. In some cases mitotic figures or atypical melanocytic cytology are seen, potentially mimicking a malignant melanoma. Evaluation by an expert skin pathologist is advisable in some cases to help differentiate from invasive melanoma. ref name Andrews cite book author James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. title Andrews Diseases of the Skin clinical Dermatology publisher Saunders Elsevier location year 2006 pages isbn 0 7216 2921 0 oclc doi accessdate ref rp 701 See also Blue nevus Skin lesion References reflist Cutaneous condition stub Skin tumors, nevi and melanomas Category Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms ...   more details




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