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Skin-melanocytic tumor
Nevi
Atypical Spitz nevus

Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 May 2013, last major update March 2013
Copyright: (c) 2002-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Various images

Thigh

Various images

Asymmetry but highly cohesive nests
AFIP images:

Large epithelioid cells with amphophilic cytoplasm
are characteristic of Spitz nevi, and the nuclear atypia
observed here should not suggest melanoma in the
absence of other features
Buttock tumor:

Multinucleated tumor cells

Sheets of atypical tumor cells with frequent mitotic figures

Somewhat symmetric

Large nests of atypical tumor cells
Positive stains
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Molecular description
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Differential diagnosis
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