Deep penetrating (plexiform spindle cell) nevus. A frequent participant in combined nevus.

@article{Cooper1992DeepP,
  title={Deep penetrating (plexiform spindle cell) nevus. A frequent participant in combined nevus.},
  author={Philip H. Cooper},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous pathology},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={172-80}
}
This report describes 41 patients with lesions similar to those previously termed "deep penetrating" or "plexiform spindle cell" nevus (DPN). DPN occurs primarily during the first four decades, is somewhat more common in females, and has a predilection for the face, trunk, and proximal extremities. It is usually less than 1 cm in diameter and often shows variegation in color, including shades of brown, blue, and black, that create clinical concern regarding malignant melanoma. None of the… CONTINUE READING