congenital melanocytic naevus

congenital melanocytic naevus

; congenital naevomelanocytic naevus brown/black, often hairy, smooth or warty, often irregularly edged but homogeneously pigmented small (<1.5 cm diameter) to large (>20 cm diameter) skin lesions arising on the limbs in 1% of neonates; lesions slowly increase in size during life, and should be regularly monitored
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Congenital melanocytic naevus (CMN) was the condition which led to regular bullying during Jodi's childhood years.
A CONGENITAL melanocytic naevus is one of many different types of birthmarks that may be found on newborn babies.

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