Nevus

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Nevus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Nevus" returned 435 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nevoid sebaceous hyperplasia mistaken as nevus sebaceous: Report of four cases.
 

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar Mandal, Anupam Das, Indranil Chakrabarti, Priyanka Agarwal

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;83(2):213-216.

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome: Promising Response To Sirolimus.
 

Author(s): Canan Akyuz, Hilal Susam-Sen, Burca Aydin

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2017 Jan;54(1):53-54.

 

Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome is a rare disease involving venous malformations.

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2017

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Higher Nevus Count Exhibits a Distinct DNA Methylation Signature in Healthy Human Skin: Implications for Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Leonie Roos, Johanna K Sandling, Christopher G Bell, Daniel Glass, Massimo Mangino, Tim D Spector, Panos Deloukas, Veronique Bataille, Jordana T Bell

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2017 Apr;137(4):910-920.

 

High nevus count is the strongest risk factor for melanoma, and although gene variants have been discovered for both traits, epigenetic variation is unexplored. We investigated 322 healthy human skin DNA methylomes associated with total body nevi count, incorporating genetic and transcriptomic ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2016

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The terms "Nevus" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Management of Primary Acquired Melanosis, Nevus, and Conjunctival Melanoma.
 

Author(s): Andrew Kao, Armin Afshar, Michele Bloomer, Bertil Damato

Journal: Cancer Control. 2016 Apr;23(2):117-25.

 

The management of conjunctival melanoma is difficult because of the rarity of the disease, confusing terminology, high rates of local tumor recurrence, controversies regarding treatment, a poor evidence base, unreliable prognostication, and significant mortality rates.

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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Oral Congenital Melanocytic Nevus: A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Helvécio Marangon Júnior, Paulo Eduardo Alencar Souza, Rodrigo Villamarim Soares, Bruno Augusto Benevenuto de Andrade, Oslei Paes de Almeida, Martinho Campolina Rebello Horta

Journal: Head Neck Pathol. 2015 Dec;9(4):481-7.

 

Melanocytic nevi are congenital or acquired benign proliferations of cells of melanocytic origin. Oral congenital melanocytic nevi are rare, and only a few cases have been reported in the literature. The purpose of this study is to present the clinical, histological and immunohistochemical ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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Atypical Spitz Tumor Arising on a Congenital Linear Plaque-Type Blue Nevus: A Case Report With a Review of the Literature on Plaque-Type Blue Nevus.
 

Author(s): Franco Rongioletti, Antonio Guadagno, Caterina Campisi, Francesco Cabiddu, Heinz Kutzner, Aurora Parodi, Roberto Fiocca

Journal: Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Dec;37(12):915-9.

 

The plaque-type blue nevus (PTBN) is a rare variant of blue nevus, of which only a few reports are described. A nodular growth within a preexistent PTBN should always alert to the possibility of malignant transformation. The authors report the first case of an atypical Spitz tumor ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Genetic Basis of Melanocytic Nevi
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Melanocytic Nevi

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2017

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BAP1 Testing in Instance Choroidal Nevi or Uveal Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Choroidal Nevi, Uveal Melanoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2016

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Study of ASN-002 to Treat Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCCs) in Individuals With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (BCNS)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Basal Cell Carcinoma in Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2017

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