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dysplastic nevus

Thursday 8 July 2004

Digital cases

- UI:338 - dysplastic nevus (compound Clarks nevus)

Definition: melanocytic nevi with architectural disorder and cytological atypia

Differential diagnosis

- malignant melanoma
- congenital nevus
- acral nevus
- melanocytic nevi of genital skin

See also

- melanocytic tumors

References

- Hussein MR, Wood GS. Molecular aspects of melanocytic dysplastic nevi. J Mol Diagn. 2002 May;4(2):71-80. PMID: 11986397

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