Nevus, Blue

Known as: Blue Skin Nevus, Blue Nevus of the Skin, nevus blue 
Usually a benign tumor, that commonly presents as a solitary blue nodule with spindled MELANOCYTES covered by smooth SKIN. Several variants have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background:Recently, oncogenic G protein alpha subunit q (GNAQ) mutations have been described in about 50% of uveal melanomas and… (More)
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2009
2009
Blue nevus (BN)-like cutaneous melanoma metastasis is a well-recognized variant of melanoma metastasis. These lesions may… (More)
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2008
2008
The distinction of cellular blue nevi (CBN) with atypical features ["atypical" CBN (ACBN)] from conventional CBN and malignant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In the course of a study of borderline melanocytic tumors, we observed a distinctive group of lesions characterized by features… (More)
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2003
2003
Junctional or compound melanocytic nevus and melanoma may involve the nail apparatus and are usually discussed in the… (More)
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1998
1998
Atypical cellular blue nevus (ACBN) has clinicopathologic features intermediate between typical cellular blue nevus (CBN) and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
By the degradative effect on basement membrane collagen type IV, matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) or gelatinases are important in… (More)
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1996
1996
We report on 21 pigmented nevi that occurred in 11 patients (6 male and 5 female patients) age 3 to 39 years. All patients had… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Evidence suggests that the plasminogen activators (PAs), in particular urokinase-type PA (uPA), play a pivotal role in tumor… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
To elucidate the histologic features and biologic behavior of malignant blue nevus (MBN), 12 cases were analyzed in which the… (More)
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