Spitz naevus

Spitz naevus

; benign juvenile melanoma benign, asymptomatic, melanocytic (pink/red/tan-coloured) dome-shaped, nodular lesion of head/neck/shoulders; can resemble malignant melanoma; affects young people; normally treated by excision
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Accompanied by a select number of officers of the court, among whom were the two honest men who had already admired the cloth, he went to the crafty impostors, who, as soon as they were aware of the Emperor's approach, went on working more diligently than ever; although they still did not pass a single thread through the looms.
It was only on board the schooner, when surrounded by white faces, by unfamiliar sights and sounds, that Karain seemed to forget the strange obsession that wound like a black thread through the gorgeous pomp of his public life.
Spitz naevus versus Spitzoid melanoma: when and how can they be distinguished?