Benign tumors
Genital nevus

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 October 2017, last major update March 2003

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Genital nevus vulva

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Genital nevus. website. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Prominent junctional nests with large cells
  • Seen in young women
  • May be overdiagnosed as melanoma (usually age 50+)