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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.


pl de nevus
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4) Spitz nevi commonly arise in childhood but may occur at any age.
Frequency of congenital nevi, nevi spili and cafeau-lait spots and their relation to nevus count and skin complexion in 939 children.
These risk factors are multiplicative, such that individuals with more than 100 melanocytic nevi and at least 5 atypical nevi are at close to a 50-fold increased risk for melanoma.
With growing numbers of melanocytic nevi the melanoma risk increases almost linearly.
of the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado, Denver, and colleagues examined the link between tanning and number of nevi.
While it is commonly accepted that nevi enlarge and change during pregnancy and that new nevi develop, pregnant women "may get a false sense of security and disregard something that may be potentially worrisome and not get evaluated," she noted.
The study showcased significant age- and anatomic site-related differences in the distribution of nevi categorized according to dermoscopic subgroups (Arch Dermatol.
There are many methods of removal of melanocytic nevi including surgical and non-surgical.
Then we considered the possibility of pigmented nevi within the nevus depigmentosus.
Among the benign intraepithelial melanocytic proliferations, conjunctival nevi (CN) are the most common conjunctival neoplasm.
Background and Design: Compared to nevi in other regions, acral melanocytic nevi have special dermoscopic features due to their anatomical localizations.