nevus

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Synonyms for nevus

a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

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Nevus anemicus is present at birth or appears shortly thereafter.
Although nevus anemicus is an isolated finding in normal healthy individuals, it may occur in association with genodermatoses such as neurofibromatosis, and in conjunction with nevus flammeus and Mongolian spot in phakomatosis pigmentovascularis.
The diagnosis of nevus anemicus is made primarily based on the history and exam.
Diascopy results in the loss of the border between nevus anemicus and normal skin.
We simply provided her with some information on the benign nature of nevus anemicus.