Spindle cell nevus

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spindle cell nevus --> Spitz nevus

A benign, slightly pigmented or red superficial small skin tumour composed of spindle-shaped, epithelioid, and multinucleated cells that may appear atypical; most common in children, but also appearing in adults.

Synonym: benign juvenile melanoma, epithelioid cell nevus, spindle cell nevus.