dysplastic nevus syndrome

the occurrence of dysplastic nevi in persons having or at risk for having familial malignant melanoma. Called also atypical mole s., atypical nevus s., familial atypical mole–malignant melanoma s., and FAMMM s.

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  • Nevus — A pigmented spot on the skin, such as a mole. The plural of nevus is nevi. * * * 1. A circumscribed malformation of the skin, especially if colored by hyperpigmentation or increased vascularity; a n. may be predominantly epidermal, adnexal,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Melanocytic nevus — Classification and external resources Mole, more specifically an intradermal nevus ICD 10 D22 …   Wikipedia

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  • Compound nevus — Classification and external resources ICD 10 D22 (ILDS D22.L14) ICD O: 8760/0 A compound nevus is a type of mole formed by groups of nevus cells found in the epidermis and dermis (the two main layers of tissue that make up the …   Wikipedia

  • Blue nevus — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a blue nevus showing the characteristic pigmented melanocytes between bundles of collagen. H E stain …   Wikipedia

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