Benign melanocytic nevus

Known as: Benign Melanocytic Nevus of the Skin, naevus, benign nevus 
A benign, circumscribed proliferation of melanocytes in the skin. Variants include the Spitz nevus, halo nevus, blue nevus, and balloon cell nevus.
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2015
2015
UNLABELLED Deletion of the entire CDKN2B-CDKN2A gene cluster is among the most common genetic events in cancer. The tumor… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Increased number of melanocytic nevi is a potent melanoma risk factor. We have carried out a large population-based… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Gestational trophoblastic diseases are composed of a spectrum of abnormal trophoblastic proliferation ranging from the benign… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE To report an experience with fine-needle aspiration biopsy of selected small melanocytic choroidal tumors during the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Risk factors for melanoma include environmental (particularly ultraviolet exposure) and genetic factors. In rare families… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVES To create a dermoscopic classification of atypical melanocytic nevi (Clark nevi) and to investigate whether… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The association between prevalence of benign melanocytic nevi and a number of skin cancer risk factors was examined among 913… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Total body mole counts have been performed on 432 normal healthy Caucasian subjects aged 4 days to 96 years (204 males and 228… (More)
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1979
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1979
We report a group of neuroid, cutaneous tumors that are usually associated with, or preceded by a melanocytic dysplasia. For this… (More)
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1978
1978
By now it is well recognized that there is a benign melanocytic nevus, common in the young and common enough in adults, that has… (More)
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