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n. pl. ne·vi (-vī′)
Any of various congenital or acquired lesions of the skin or oral mucosa that are usually pigmented and raised and may include epidermal, connective, vascular, or other types of tissue.

[Latin naevus.]

ne′void′ (-void′) adj.


pl de nevus
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In the first study, the researchers observed that women with 15 or more nevi were 35 percent more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than women who reported no nevi, corresponding to an absolute risk of developing breast cancer of 8.
Proteus syndrome is a rare, complex, and variable disorder characterized by the overgrowth of multiple tissues including the connective tissue nevi, the epidermal nevi, and the craniofacial hyperostosis (1).
Meanwhile, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Monday approved a plan authorizing the construction of 15 buildings in Netafim settlement and 10 others in Nevi Tsof settlement in the West Bank, according to Israel Army radio.
So if you see lack of uniformity, think of things like atypical nevi, dysplastic nevi, or melanoma.
keloid management, dysplatic nevi and melanomas, nail surgery), and a couple contributions on office-based surgery.
Two distinct types of speckled lentiginous nevi characterized by macular versus papular speckles.
The different modalities that are used to reconstruct defects after excision of giant hairy nevi include tissue expansion, placement of local flaps, serial excision with full-thickness grafting, and use of a dermal regeneration template (Integra).
Spindle cell and epithelioid cell nevi with atypia and metastasis (malignant Spitz nevus).
On average, people have approximately 30 nevi on their body and most are congenital (present at birth) or develop during puberty.
Melanocytes form nevi and from the nevi melanoma can develop through mutations in various genes.
Malignant transformation of DMBA/TPA-induced papillomas and nevi in the skin of mice selectively lacking retinoid-X-receptor [alpha] in epidermal keratinocytes Indra AK, Castaneda E, Antal MC et al.