nevus

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Related to pigmented nevus: Melanocytic nevus, Naevi

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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an organization dedicated to improving awareness, supporting others affected with Giant Pigmented Nevus, and finding a cure.
Clinical recurrence of pigmentation at the biopsy site was reported to occur in more than half of subjects and, although of concern clinically, it was reported to represent the presence of pigmented nevus cells, with no signs of increased mitotic index.
A biopsy is usually performed when a pigmented nevus shows clinical characteristics of possible malignancy such as rapid growth, change in shape and/or color, recurrence after prior biopsy, and unusual location such as the palpebral conjunctiva or the fornix.

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