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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Pigmented Nevus +     
large congenital melanocytic nevus  
mongolian spot  
Nevus of Ota 
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 identified, one variant being malignant. The blue color is caused by large, densely packed melanocytes deep in the DERMIS of the nevus. In CHILDREN, they usually occur on the BUTTOCKS and LUMBOSACRAL REGION and are referred to as cellular blue nevi. Malignant blue nevi are more commonly found on the SCALP.
Nevus, Spindle Cell +   
Phacomatosis Pigmentokeratotica 
Progeria Short Stature Pigmented Nevi 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Blue Nevi ;   Cellular Blue Nevi ;   Cellular Blue Nevus
Primary IDs: MESH:D018329 ;   RDO:0001737
Definition Sources: MESH:D018329

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