Lentiginous


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len·ti·go

 (lĕn-tī′gō)
n. pl. len·tig·i·nes (-tĭj′ə-nēz′)
A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.

[Latin lentīgō, lentīgin-, from lēns, lent-, lentil.]

len·tig′i·nous (-tĭj′ə-nəs), len·tig′i·nose′ (-nōs′) adj.
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Adj.1.lentiginous - relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
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11) Nevertheless, there are some histologic findings that may assist in the diagnosis: aggregates of lymphoid infiltrates, poor circumscription of the dermal infiltrate, subtle pleomorphism, and hyperchromasia with an associated lentiginous melanocytic proliferation.
freckling or lentiginous changes, general tissue thinning, and benign or malignant neoplasia (solar keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cancer, and melanoma).