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n. pl. len·tig·i·nes (-tĭj′ə-nēz′)
A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.

[Latin lentīgō, lentīgin-, from lēns, lent-, lentil.]

len·tig′i·nous (-tĭj′ə-nəs), len·tig′i·nose′ (-nōs′) adj.
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Adj.1.lentiginous - relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
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A small acral lesion with a predominantly nested architecture is particularly reassuring, as the lentiginous melanomas that typically arise in these areas tend to be of at least moderate size before nest formation becomes a feature.
She decided to undergo plastic surgery where she discovered she had acral lentiginous subungual melanoma.
Currently, the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), provided by the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer, distinguishes the in situ forms from invasive ones, recognizing among these four main morphological subtypes: nodular M, superficial spreading M, lentigo maligna M, and acral lentiginous M (3).
[9] While melanoma in white individuals is most commonly of the superficial spreading histological subtype and typically affects the trunk in males and the legs in females,191 melanoma in deeply pigmented people is more likely to be the acral lentiginous histological subtype affecting the palms and soles.
Simultaneously, an acral lentiginous melanoma developed on the second toe of his left foot; an inguinal sentinel node was also positive for melanoma.
Following dermatological consultation regarding the lesions on the penis determined, under the physical examination, that these were benign penile lentiginous lesions, and annual monitoring of these together with the lipomatous lesions on the body was advised.
World Health Organization histological classification of melanoma includes superficial spreading, nodular, lentigo maligna, acral lentiginous, desmoplastic melanoma arising from blue nevus and those arising in giant congenital naevi, childhood, naevoid and persistent melanoma.
Acral lentiginous melanoma incidence and survival patterns in the United States, 1986-2005.
Histopathological examination revealed lentiginous hyperplasia, containing some small melanocytic nests at the dermoepidermal junction.