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Synonyms for nevus

a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

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Naevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis: report of 2 cases.
A strawberry naevus typically fades when a child is around nine.
This would suggest a congenital pigmentary abnormality such as the rare naevus of Ota.
Molecular evidence that halo in Sutton's naevus is not vitiligo.
3) Melanocytic lesions include naevus, melanoma racial melanosis, primary acquired melanosis and other ocular surface conditions like ocular melanocytosis and secondary pigmentary deposition.
1,2) A conjunctival naevus typically appears in the first decade of life as a solitary flat pigmented lesion.
It may resemble cinically to inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal naevus (ILVEN).
Three different epidermal naevi with no organ involvement: Sebaceous naevus, naevus comedonicus and Becker's naevus.
A blue naevus of the prostate: a light microscopic study including an investigation ofS-100 protein positive cells in the normal and in the diseased gland.
Naevus is the Latin word for maternal impression' or birthmark' and indicates a circumscribed non-neoplastic skin or mucosal lesion usually present at or soon after birth and fixed.
Epithelioid blue naevus of the genital mucosa: report of four cases.
Plexiform spindle cell naevus: a distinctive variant of plexiform melanocytic naevus.