nevus


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Related to nevus: epidermal nevus, Nevus of Ota, Melanocytic nevus

ne·vus

 (nē′vəs)
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.

nevus

(ˈniːvəs)
n, pl -vi (-vaɪ)
(Medicine) the usual US spelling of naevus

ne•vus

(ˈni vəs)

n., pl. -vi (-vī).
any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
[< Latin naevus mole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birthnevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
nevus flammeus, port-wine stain - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
Translations

ne·vus

n. nevo, lunar, marca de nacimiento.
comedonicus ______ comedónico;
compound ______ compuesto;
dysplastic ______ de displasia, con algunas células malignas;
faun tail ______ de cola de fauno;
flammeus ______ flamante;
junction, junctional ______ de unión;
melanocytic ______ melanocítico;
sebaceous ______ sebáceo.

nevus

n (pl nevi) nevo; dysplastic — nevo displásico
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Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Sendromu (BRBNS) ilk kez 1958'de Bean tarafindan yayinlanmistir ve o tarihten bu yana 200'den fazla vaka bildirilmistir (1,2).
Zainab was born with the rare Giant Congenital Hairy Nevus condition -- a hairy birthmark covering almost the entire front and back of her body.
Siradan benign nevuslerde bulunan monomorfik ozelliklerin yerini atipik nevus ve melanomlarda pleomorfizm ve yapisal duzensizlik almaktadir.
The second publication, entitled "Inhibiting the Hedgehog Pathway in Patients with Basal-Cell Nevus Syndrome," reports on results from an investigator-sponsored study evaluating the potential of Erivedge in 41 patients with basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) and surgically eligible BCCs.
The study concluded a presence of lentigines is a stronger predictor of LMM, whereas high nevus occurence is a stronger predictor of SSM.
They concluded that PHH3 and Ki-67 can be useful adjuncts to histopathology to separate malignant melanoma from benign nevus.
Hastaya klinik ve histopatolojik bulgularla beyaz sungersi nevus tanisi kondu.
although this lesion is most probably a nevus, it is recommended that it be completely but conservatively excised.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists say that patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, which predisposes them to develop non-melanoma skin cancers, appear to be at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency if they take steps to protect themselves from sunlight.
Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome-which might lead to non-melanoma skin cancers-are at a higher risk for vitamin D deficiency if they take steps to protect themselves from sunlight.