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Synonyms for macule

a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated

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Pregnancy, normal ethnic variation, and chemotherapy administration are all also associated with melanotic macules. In any case, dermoscopy will show an LM characterized by a grayish background that contains darker grayish lines.
The oral melanotic macule is a flat, brown mucosal discoloration produced by a focal increase in melanin deposition along with an increase in the number of melanocytes.
Some inherited (and sporadic) lentiginoses such as a labial melanotic macule (J.
2 Shen YU Liu.W Bao XZ Zhou.TZ Wang ZL oral melanotic macule and primary oral malignant melanoma: epidemiology location involved and clinical implication.