Nevus

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Nevus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Nevus" returned 320 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Follicular mucinous nevus: a possible new variant of mucinous nevus.
 

Author(s): Naoki Oiso, Masatomo Kimura, Akira Kawada

Journal: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.. 2014 Oct;71(4):e141-2.

 

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2014

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Dysplastic nevus associated with seborrheic keratosis.
 

Author(s): Luciane Francisca Fernandes Botelho, Nilceo Schwery Michalany, Milvia Maria Simões e Silva Enokihara, Sergio Henrique Hirata

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(1):160-2.

 

Seborrheic keratosis is a common skin lesion which may coincidentally be associated melanocytic nevi. The authors describe a case of dysplastic nevus associated with seborrheic keratosis and discuss the clinical, dermoscopic, and histological findings of this association. They also ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Oral compound nevus.
 

Author(s): Lyzete Berriel Cardoso, Alberto Consalaro, Paulo Sérgio da Silva Santos, Marcelo Bonifácio da Silva Sampieri, José Endrigo Tinoco-Araújo

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The melanocytic nevus is a benign and focal proliferation of nevus cells that can be congenital or acquired. Intraoral lesions are uncommon, and the etiology and pathogenesis are poorly understood. The occurrence rate of oral compound nevus is about 5.9% to 16.5% of all oral melanocytic ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014

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The terms "Nevus" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Kissing nevus of the penis. Report of two cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Songting Wang, Mingshu Zhou, Jianjun Qiao

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(2):329-31.

 

Kissing nevus is a curious type of nevus that was first described on the eyelids and rarely described on the penis. We report two cases of kissing nevus of the penis and review previously reported cases. The lesions of the kissing nevus of the penis showed characteristic mirror-image ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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Giant congenital melanocytic nevus.
 

Author(s): Ana Carolina Leite Viana, Bernardo Gontijo, Flávia Vasques Bittencourt

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;88(6):863-78.

 

Giant congenital melanocytic nevus is usually defined as a melanocytic lesion present at birth that will reach a diameter ≥ 20 cm in adulthood. Its incidence is estimated in <1:20,000 newborns. Despite its rarity, this lesion is important because it may associate with severe complications ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014

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Complete regression of a melanocytic nevus under intense pulsed light therapy for axillary hair removal in a cosmetic center.
 

Author(s): José M Martín, Carlos Monteagudo, Rebeca Bella, Irela Reig, Esperanza Jordá

Journal: Dermatology (Basel). 2012 ;224(3):193-7.

 

Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy using noncoherent broad-spectrum light has been reported to be effective for hair removal, and also for treating superficial pigmented lesions like ephelides and solar lentigines. We report complete regression of a pigmented melanocytic nevus, histologically ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2012

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Nevus Doctor Clinical Decision Support
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nevus; Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2014

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Pilot Study Evaluating Sulforaphane in Atypical Nevi-Precursor Lesions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Atypical Nevi; Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2014

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Blue vs Red Light During Levulan Based Photodynamic Therapy in Patients With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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