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See subtype below: Giant congenital nevus

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Dermoscopic description
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Dermoscopic / clinical images
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Breast skin, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Reticular pattern and regular globules

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Globular pattern and patchy network

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Haloed globules

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Target network and target globules

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Various images

Micro description
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Micro images
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Symmetrical broad proliferation of melanocytes in papillary and reticular dermis with maturation, splaying between collagen bundles, permeation of muscles of hair erection, blood vessels, adnexa

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Deep congenital nevus

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Fig 1, 2: congenital nevus;
Figure 3: melanoma in axillary node (inset: S100)

Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Differential diagnosis
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Giant congenital nevus

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Epidemiology
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Clinical images
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Newborn with giant hairy congenital nevus

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Ulcerated nodule within scalp

Micro description
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Micro images
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Proliferation of melanocytes along hair follicle

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Melanocytes are uniform in large ulcerated nodule

Molecular / cytogenetics description
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End of Skin-Melanocytic tumor > Nevi > Congenital nevus



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