Atypical lentiginous junctional naevi of the elderly and melanoma.

  title={Atypical lentiginous junctional naevi of the elderly and melanoma.},
  author={Steven Kossard},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={43 2},
  • Steven Kossard
  • Published 2002 in The Australasian journal of dermatology
The diagnosis of atypical lentiginous melanocytic naevi in chronic sun-damaged skin is a clinical and pathological challenge. Mottled skin in the elderly is a result of extensive freckling, guttate hypomelanosis, solar lentigines, seborrhoeic keratoses and small dark lentigines. In addition, atypical lentiginous junctional naevi may be seen as isolated lesions and may merge with lesions that are indistinguishable from lentigo maligna. The predominant site distribution of such lesions on the… CONTINUE READING
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