Melanocytic nevus

Known as: Melanocytic nevi, Mole of Skin, Pigmented Moles 
A nevus containing melanin. The term is usually restricted to nevocytic nevi (round or oval collections of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Although many human cancers such as melanoma express tumor antigens recognized by T cells, host immune responses often fail to… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Common acquired melanocytic nevi are benign neoplasms that are composed of small, uniform melanocytes and are typically present… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
A microRNA expression screen was performed analyzing 157 different microRNAs in laser-microdissected tissues from benign… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE Cutaneous melanoma is a common, aggressive cancer with increasing incidence. The identification of melanoma-specific… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Most normal mammalian cells have a finite lifespan, thought to constitute a protective mechanism against unlimited proliferation… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Melanoma and benign melanocytic nevi can overlap significantly in their histopathological presentation and misdiagnoses are… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Cowden syndrome (CS, MIM 158350) is an autosomal dominant disorder with age related penetrance characterised by multiple… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Skin disease can cause severe disability and handicap in children. Measurement of the impact of skin disease on the quality of… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The difficulties in accurately assessing pigmented skin lesions are ever present in practice. The recently described… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
 
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