Dysplastic nevi, cutaneous melanoma, and gynecologic disorders.

  title={Dysplastic nevi, cutaneous melanoma, and gynecologic disorders.},
  author={Rose E Frisch and Grace Wyshak and L S Albert and Arthur J. Sober},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={31 5},
We compared the frequency of reproductive system diseases and disorders among 206 female patients with dysplastic nevi (DN), and/or melanoma, in comparison with random samples of women of comparable age without melanoma. The highest odds ratio (OR) for these age-related diseases and reproductive disorders occurs among the youngest age group of the patients with DN alone (mean age 35.1 +/- 1.2 yr): 44.2% of the DN subjects had one or more reproductive disorders compared with 19.8% of the random… CONTINUE READING


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