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len·tig·i·nes

(len-tij'i-nēz),
Plural of lentigo.
[L.]

lentigines

/len·tig·i·nes/ (len-tij´ĭ-nēz) plural of lentigo.

lentigo

(len-ti'go) plural.lentigines [L., freckle] Freckle.
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LENTIGO MALIGNA: SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Carl Washington, MD

lentigo maligna

A pigmented lesion of the skin in which a large number of superficial, atypical melanocytes are found. Synonym: Hutchinson's freckle
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lentigo senilis

Solar lentigo.

solar lentigo

A flat brown spot usually appearing on sun-exposed skin, such as the face or the back of the hands. They are commonly found on the skin of elderly individuals. Although they are popularly referred to as “liver spots, ” they are not caused by diseases of the liver. Synonym: lentigo senilis
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Xerosis, senile lentigines, senile comedones and IGH were the other senile skin changes.
Keywords: LEOPARD syndrome, Multiple lentigines, Cardiac anomalies.
En lo referente al grado de dano actinico basado en la presencia de telangiectasias, arrugas, lentigines, elastosis solar o purpura actinica, se encontro que 50 pacientes (32,7%) tenian dano actinico leve, 4 (2,60%) lo tenian entre leve y moderado, en 76 (49,7%) era moderado y en 23 (15%) era grave.
Pigmented birthmarks like nevus of Ota, Ito or congenital forms of lentigines were not observed in any neonate in this study.
A higher percentage of melanoma patients also reported having had many years of occupational sun exposure and having smoked, and there was a higher prevalence of solar lentigines, actinic keratoses, and melanocytic nevi, and of a personal history of nonmelanoma skin cancer and other noncancerous neoplasias, the authors reported.
and Canada for the treatment of solar lentigines, a common condition also known as "age spots," and recently obtained the Canadian distribution rights for Vaniqa(r) (eflornithine hydrochloride) Cream 13.
01%) topical solution, a treatment for solar lentigines, was misleading because it did not warn pregnant women, and women who might become pregnant, about the risks of fetal harm from the product.
Such a factor would explain why cases of whites with this entity have not been reported despite the widespread use of hydroquinone bleaching creams, particularly for the treatment of melasma, lentigines, and ephelides.
The green light, in contrast, is used for the treatment of benign brown pigmented lesions, such as cafe-au-lait spots, the "old age" spots commonly found on the backs of the hands, and lentigines or freckles.
Both actinic lentigines and seborrheic keratoses are easily diagnosed by your dermatologist and are not cancerous.
Aging, especially photo-aging, causes differences in the distribution and activity of melanocytes leading to mottled pigmentation, freckles and lentigines (liver spots).
Any side effects like itching, erythema, blisters, hyperpigmentation, freckles and lentigines were observed to assess safety of the drug.