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len·ti·go

 (lĕn-tī′gō)
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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lentigo

(lɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ)
n, pl lentigines (lɛnˈtɪdʒɪˌniːz)
(Medicine) a technical name for a freckle
[C14: from Latin, from lēns lentil]
lenˈtiginous, lenˈtiginose adj
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len•ti•go

(lɛnˈtaɪ goʊ)

n., pl. -tig•i•nes (-ˈtɪdʒ əˌniz)
a freckle or other pigmented spot.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin, =lentī-, lengthened s. of lēns lentil (see lens) + -gō n. suffix]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skinlentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
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Translations

len·ti·go

n. léntigo, mácula de la piel;
malignant ______ maligno;
múltiple ______ múltiple;
senile ______ senil.
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lentigo

n lentigo
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Lentigo maligna is a melanoma subtype with a good prognosis.
There may be areas of predominantly single-cell, lentiginous (ie, similar to the pattern seen in lentigo) growth, with extension down the epithelium of adnexal structures.
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).
Melanoma cases were divided into age bands defined as <40, 40-59 and >60 years of age, since melanoma is typically reported to occur in middle age, except for specific subtypes such as lentigo maligna melanoma that usually occur in older individuals.
However, these changes are non-specific, and similar findings can be seen in regression of pigmented epithelial lesions, such as basal cell carcinoma, Bowen's disease, solar lentigo, and rarely, in mycosis fungoides (1,2).
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.
Management of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma: Seminars in surgical oncology.
A collision tumor involving basal cell carcinoma and lentigo maligna melanoma.
For example, even with dermoscopy, facial lentigo maligna melanoma is often difficult to differentiate from pigmented actinic keratosis and solar lentigines.