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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more


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My dermatologist says I have epidermal Nevis. Is that potentially cancerous?

My dermatologist says I have epidermal Nevis.  Is that potentially cancerous?

Mole: Nevus are moles that are typically benign. They can develop into dysplastic nevus wich have a higher chance of / risk of deeloping melanomas. ...Read more

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I just a atypical Nevis mole removed it was biopsy before and came back no cancer there resend in it to pathology could it still be cancerous?

Unlikely: If entire mole is removed , if report has no cancer then there is no cancer and is a good news. How ever in rare cases due to unusual appearance pathologist will also will seek second opinion , for special stains etc then will confirm and give the official report .Speak to your surgeon . ...Read more

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What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities on the 1st, 12th or 19 th chromosome but no consistent pattern is reported.See the recent article : www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2994429. ...Read more

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Can there be nevi on penis glans ?

Yes: But, go and see a dermatologist if one or more glans nevi grow larger. ...Read more

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Are junctional nevi common?

Yes: When a mole is biopsied and examined under the microscope, there a many different patterns junctional nevus is a common, benign mole. ...Read more

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What causes dysplastic nevi syndrome?

It is a familial: condition, but a lot is still not understood about transfer in families. Patients with this syndrome are at higher risk for abnormal moles and melanoma. So regular checks with dermatology is imperative ...Read more