Dysplastic nevus syndrome

Dysplastic nevus syndrome

(Science: syndrome) Clinically atypical nevi (usually exceeding 5 mm in diameter and having variable pigmentation and ill defined borders) with an increased risk for development of non-familial cutaneous malignant melanoma. Biopsies show melanocytic dysplasia. Nevi are clinically and histologically identical to the precursor lesions for melanoma in the b-k mole syndrome.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 874 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link