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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.
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nevus

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

(ˈni vəs)

n., pl. -vi (-vī).
any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
[< Latin naevus mole]
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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
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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.
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nevus

n (pl nevi) nevo; dysplastic — nevo displásico
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References in periodicals archive ?
The differential for linear papular lesions includes inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN), blaschkitis, or linear morphea.
The benign lesions included dermal nevus, nevus sebaceous, Becker's nevus, seborrheic keratosis, compound nevus and verrucous epidermal nevus. Malignant lesions include malignant melanoma and pigmented basal cell carcinoma.
Clear cell acanthoma developing in epidermal nevus. J Dermatol 1997;24:601-5.
Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus Linear epidermal nevus Linear psoriasis Linear lichen planus Linear verruca plana Linear porokeratosis Linear Darier's disease Blaschkitis
To the Editor: Nevus sebaceous (NS) is an epidermal nevus that is comprised predominantly of sebaceous glands in approximately 0.3% of newborns.[1] Clinically, it presents as a single or, less commonly, multiple yellowish-colored plaques with overlying alopecia, usually confined on the scalp; however, it can also appear on the face, preauricular area, and neck region.[2],[3] Here, we reported a case of NS in a discrete linear pattern located on the left chest region, in contrast with typical cases, to assist physicians in the early diagnosis of this condition and to prevent unnecessary examinations and inadequate therapeutic interventions.
Syndromic hemimegalencephaly (for example, epidermal nevus syndrome and Proteus Syndrome) is associated with other features which include hemicorporal hypertrophy of the ipsilateral part of the body.
Although this anomaly usually affects dental tissues, case reports have documented the presence of regional odontodysplasia with epidermal nevus syndrome [2, 3], hypoplasia of the affected side of the face [4], hypophosphatasia [5], hydrocephalus and mental retardation [6], and ipsilateral vascular nevi [4, 7].
Nevus comedonicus, also known as comedo nevus or follicular nevus, is a rare subtype of epidermal nevus, first described in 1895 by Kofmann [1].
Epidermal nevus: cutaneous lesion derived from the pluripotent cells of basal layer of epidermis, clinically characterized by hyperpigmentary papules, hyperkeratosis well-defined, coalescent into linear lesions, parallel to Blaschko lines, localized on the torso, neck, flexural areas, frequently they are unilateral (nevus unius lateralis) or bilaterally (hystrix epidermal nevus).
Other cutaneous lesions also related to amyloid deposits are linear verrucous epidermal nevus (23), melanocytic nevus (23, 24), seborrheic kerato-sis (5), actinic keratosis (6), or Bowen's disease (25).