Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 March 2013, last major update November 2012
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- "Active nevus" terminology rarely used
End of Skin-melanocytic tumor > Nevi > Active Nevus
- Solitary, small, very dark and papular nevus with prominent junctional component, melanocytic hyperplasia and intraepidermal melanin
- Often increased cellularity, dermal inflammation, prominent nucleoli and occasional mitotic figures
- Benign behavior
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