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Nevus, also known as a mole, is the medical term for sharply circumscribed and chronic lesions of the skin or mucosa. These lesions are commonly named ...

What is a Nevus? | Nevus Definition | Nevus Outreach Inc.


Nevus (plural nevi) is the medical term for a birthmark. Nevi are the most common abnormality of the skin, and apparently serve no function. Congenital simply ...

Mole or Melanoma? Tell-Tale Signs in Benign Nevi and Malignant ...


Can you spot the differences between benign and potentially malignant nevi? Would you be able to tell which require a biopsy?

Congenital Nevi: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


Sep 1, 2015 ... Congenital nevi are present at birth and result from a proliferation of benign melanocytes in the dermis, epidermis, or both (see the image ...

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The Nevus Network offers: ... Learn About Nevus Network Penpals Now! ... giant brown birthmark, hairy birthmark, bathing trunk nevus, BTN, swiming trunks ...

Choroidal Nevus - The Eye Cancer Network


Written by Paul T. Finger, MD. Like a raised freckle on the skin, nevi can also occur inside your eye. The most common "choroidal nevus" or eye nevus are ...

dysplastic nevus Picture Image on MedicineNet.com


View an Illustration of dysplastic nevus and learn more about Skin Problems.

Giant congenital nevus: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


A congenital pigmented or melanocytic nevus is a dark-colored, often hairy, patch of skin. A congenital nevus is present at birth or appears in the first year of life.

Epidermal Nevus Syndromes - NORD (National Organization for ...


Epidermal nevus syndromes (ENSs) are a group of rare complex disorders characterized by the presence of skin lesions known as epidermal nevi associated ...

Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome - Healthline


Jan 26, 2016 ... Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell ...

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Nevus Outreach Inc | The Association for Large Nevi & Related ...


Nevus Outreach Inc. is dedicated to improving awareness and providing support for people affected by large congenital melanocytic nevi, and finding a cure.

Dysplastic Nevi - Warning Signs and Images - SkinCancer.org


En Español. People with dysplastic nevi and a family history of dysplastic nevi and melanoma tend to develop the cancer at an earlier age than melanoma ...

Melanocytic Nevi: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology


Dec 16, 2015 ... Melanocytic nevi are benign neoplasms or hamartomas composed of melanocytes, the pigment-producing cells that constitutively colonize the ...