Balloon cell nevus
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Revised: 30 March 2013, last major update November 2012
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- Nevus in which most melanocytes are large, pale with foamy or finely vacuolated cytoplasm, but no atypia
Balloon cell nevus of conjunctiva
Contributed by Dr. Amy Lynn, Toledo, Ohio
End of Skin-melanocytic tumor > Nevi > Balloon cell nevus
- Balloon cell melanoma: has radial growth phase, mitoses and other melanoma cells in vertical growth component
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