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Disease Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome

Name Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome
Synonyms B K Mole Syndrome | B-K Mole Syndrome | Dysplastic Nevi | Dysplastic Nevus | Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanoma | Familial Atypical Multiple Mole-Melanoma | Nevi, Dysplastic | Nevus, Dysplastic | Nevus Syndrome, Dysplastic | Syndrome, B-K Mole | Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus
Definition Clinically atypical nevi (usually exceeding 5 mm in diameter and having variable pigmentation and ill defined borders) with an increased risk for development of non-familial cutaneous malignant melanoma. Biopsies show melanocytic dysplasia. Nevi are clinically and histologically identical to the precursor lesions for melanoma in the B-K mole syndrome. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Categories Cancer | Genetic disease (inborn)
MeSH® ID D004416
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nevi and Melanomas Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nevus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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