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Related to lentigo: Lentigo maligna, Lentigo maligna melanoma, solar lentigo

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.

lentigo

(lɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ)
n, pl lentigines (lɛnˈtɪdʒɪˌniːz)
(Medicine) a technical name for a freckle
[C14: from Latin, from lēns lentil]
lenˈtiginous, lenˈtiginose adj

len•ti•go

(lɛnˈtaɪ goʊ)

n., pl. -tig•i•nes (-ˈtɪdʒ əˌniz)
a freckle or other pigmented spot.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin, =lentī-, lengthened s. of lēns lentil (see lens) + -gō n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skinlentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
Translations

len·ti·go

n. léntigo, mácula de la piel;
malignant ______ maligno;
múltiple ______ múltiple;
senile ______ senil.

lentigo

n lentigo
References in periodicals archive ?
The condition is called lentigo simplex and results in harmless, flat spots.
The type of patch that develops with age is called age spot, lentigo, or liver spot.
However, its overproduction can darken and induce hyperpigmentation in the skin, such as chloasma, freckles, and solar lentigo (Briganti et al.
Lentigo: RKM lie lentigo simpleks stratum granulozum ve spinozumda karakteristik balpetegi paterni, hiperrefraktil bazal tabaka kaldirim tasi paterni gosterir.
There are three main types of cutaneous malignant melanoma: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna, and nodular lesions.
Differential diagnosis includes solar lentigo, lentigo maligna, lentigo maligna melanoma, seborrheic keratosis, and pigmented squamous cell carcinoma in situ.
12) Bu lezyonlar genelde; lentigo (meloanosit hipertrofisine bagh lokal hiperpigmentasyon), lentiginozis (Bazal hucre tabakasinin melanositlerce olusturulan hiperpig-mentasyonu), melanozis (melanosit iceren yada icermeyen sunnet hattmin pigmentasyonu) seklinde, 3 stnifta incelenebilir.
Researchers investigated risk factors for superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) with lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM).
MEN2B'de (meduller tiroid kanseri ve feokromositoma) ise mukoz membranlari da tutabilen yaygin noromalar ve ayrica lentigo, "cafe-au-lait" ve norofibromalar gorulebilir (11,12).
As part of the year-long multi-center study, 202 total lesional samples were collected (samples included superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma and lentigo maligna, often misdiagnosed as solar lentigo, a sun spot).
Ayrica melanositik nevus, lentigo malina, gebelik ve Good-pasture sendromuna eslik eden nadir vakalar da bildirilmistir (2).