lentigo


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Synonyms for lentigo

a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

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A lentigo is usually harmless, but some may eventually develop into malignant melanomas, particularly if they're on the face
The surgical treatment of lentigo maligna melanoma can be challenging due to indistinct borders and large size.
Guitera P Pellacani G, Crotty KA, et al: The impact of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy on the diagnostic accuracy of lentigo maligna and equivocal pigmented and nonpigmented macules of the face.
18) For histology specific lifetime risk analyses, we restricted the analyses to the five most common histological subtypes based on World Health Organization (WHO)'s International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, 3rd Edition (ICD-O-3): nodular melanoma (NM) - 8721; lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) - 8742; superficial spreading melanoma (SMM) - 8743; acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) - 8744; and desmoplastic melanoma (DM) - 8745.
Lentigo is believed to have a genetic predisposition.
As soon as a lentigo is detected, the physician should think of LS and make proper cardiac assessment.
There are three main types of cutaneous malignant melanoma: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna, and nodular lesions.
However, the existence of lesions caused by sun, as elastosis, solar lentigo and wrinkles, was significantly increased in patients with psoriasis who received treatment at the Dead Sea climate.
Differential diagnosis includes solar lentigo, lentigo maligna, lentigo maligna melanoma, seborrheic keratosis, and pigmented squamous cell carcinoma in situ.
12) Bu lezyonlar genelde; lentigo (meloanosit hipertrofisine bagh lokal hiperpigmentasyon), lentiginozis (Bazal hucre tabakasinin melanositlerce olusturulan hiperpig-mentasyonu), melanozis (melanosit iceren yada icermeyen sunnet hattmin pigmentasyonu) seklinde, 3 stnifta incelenebilir.
TCA endikasyonlari, fotoyaslanma, kirisikliklar, aktinik keratoz, melasma ve lentigo simpleks, akne skarlari olarak siralanabilir.
She recommended treating all AKs because some may be difficult to distinguish from SCC and lentigo maligna.
Researchers investigated risk factors for superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) with lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM).
Vaginal hyperpigmented lesions can be present, such as melanosis, lentigo, blue nevi, pigmented nevi, melanoma or malignant blue nevi (3).
MEN2B'de (meduller tiroid kanseri ve feokromositoma) ise mukoz membranlari da tutabilen yaygin noromalar ve ayrica lentigo, "cafe-au-lait" ve norofibromalar gorulebilir (11,12).