nevus

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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.
The goal, of course, was to totally remove the congenital hairy nevus as quickly as possible, forestalling the onset of melanoma and allowing Naomi to, for the first time, live a normal life,