dysplastic naevi

dysplastic naevi

; clinically atypical naevi large (>5 mm diameter), irregular, asymmetrical and/or variegated skin lesions with aspects of abnormality; difficult to differentiate from melanoma
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Kossard S, Commens C, Symons M, Doyle J: Lentinginous dysplastic naevi in the elderly: a potential precursor for malignant melanoma.
Dysplastic naevi synthesise less eumelanin and more phaeomelanin.
Dysplastic naevi are also related to skin pigmentation.
Augustsson A, Stierner U, Suurkula M, Rosdahl I: Prevalence of common and dysplastic naevi in a Sweedish population.