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  • noun

Synonyms for nevus

a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

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Congenital Giant Hairy Nevus is a rare pediatric disease defined by one or more large, darkly pigmented and sometimes hairy patches with a projected adult diameter of over 40 cm with hypertrichosis.
Commissiong, President & CEO of Amarantus stated "Congenital Giant Hairy Nevus can be a devastating condition affecting not only the physical, but also the psychosocial maturation of newborns as they grow into childhood.
A congenital giant hairy nevus is a large birthmark/mole that covers a substantial portion of a young child's body, often characterized by a brownish pigmentation and long, dark strands of hair.