Prevalence study of nevi in children from Barcelona. Dermoscopy, constitutional and environmental factors.

@article{Aguilera2009PrevalenceSO,
  title={Prevalence study of nevi in children from Barcelona. Dermoscopy, constitutional and environmental factors.},
  author={P. Caro Aguilera and Susana Puig and Antonio Guilabert and M. Lirios Juli{\'a} and David Romero and Asunci{\'o}n Vicente and Mar{\'i}a Antonia Gonz{\'a}lez-Ense{\~n}at and Josep Malvehy},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={218 3},
  pages={
          203-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Malignant melanoma is becoming an increasingly important problem in public health as incidence rates have been increasing continuously in Caucasian populations. Childhood and adolescence is an important time of life for the formation and evolution of nevi, and the presence of a higher number of nevi in early life could predict a major risk of developing melanoma. OBJECTIVES (1) To determine the number of nevi and the dermoscopic pattern predominance in children of our population… CONTINUE READING

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