cellular blue nevus


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cel·lu·lar blue ne·vus

a large, acquired blue nevus in which melanocytes are often clear and large, alternating with pigmented spindle cells and which may expand deeply into the subcutis; malignant change is very rare.

cel·lu·lar blue ne·vus

(selyū-lăr blū nēvŭs)
Large, acquired blue skin manifestation in which melanocytes are often clear and large, alternating with pigmented spindle cells; may expand deeply into the subcutis.
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"Atypical: blue nevus--a benign variant of cellular blue nevus. Dermatology.
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Metastatic cellular blue nevus: a rare case with metastasis beyond regional nodes.
Pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma (and cellular blue nevus) also has to be differentiated from deep-penetrating nevus.
Cellular blue nevus (CBN) was established as a distinct entity by Allen and Spitz, (44) Allen, (45) and Rodriguez and Ackerman.