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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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12) This risk is highest for partially sampled, broad asymmetric melanocytic lesions, where diagnostic features of melanoma may be missed adjacent to what otherwise appears to be an atypical or dysplastic nevus.
Other risk factors for skin cancers are easily burned skin, one or more family members with the disease, taking medications which increase sun sensitivity, and having more than 50 moles or a larger mole known as a dysplastic nevus.
Long-term surveillance, however, is crucial for agminated blue nevi, especially if the individual has dysplastic nevus syndrome.
There's a condition called dysplastic nevus syndrome, where individuals with multiple clinically atypical looking moles need careful vigilance; again I'd recommend caution with sun exposure, and definitely avoiding burning.
The presence of a dysplastic nevus on a NS is quite frequent (32% of cases), but its relevance is unclear.
NYU's review of the prior biopsies revealed a compound dysplastic nevus with one fragmented margin that could not be properly evaluated on the right deltoid, and an early malignant melanoma in situ evolving in a junctional, dysplastic melanocytic nevus on the left arm.
0%) were excised and diagnosed as compound nevus, dermal nevus, dysplastic nevus and malignant melanoma.
This limits sampling error, removes dysplastic nevus completely (preventing recurrence), and better predicts the Breslow depth if the lesion proves to be a melanoma, Dr.
Certain lesions are said to be precursor lesions of melanoma, including the common acquired nevus, dysplastic nevus, congenital nevus and cellular blue nevus (19).
The lesion turned out to be a dysplastic nevus with severe architectural and cytologic atypia.
Dysplastic nevus syndrome with multiple primary amelanotic melanomas in oculocutaneous albinism.
a family history of melanoma skin cancer or other conditions that are more likely to develop into skin cancer (such as dysplastic nevus syndrome, see "Diagnosis" section)