nevus

Junctional nevus

What is a junctional nevus? A junctional nevus is a non-cancerous type of growth made up of melanocytes. Junctional nevi are usually seen in individuals of lighter skin complexion and can be found anywhere on the body. Most junctional nevi are called acquired because they develop in children or young adults. A nevus that develops …
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Congenital nevus

What is a congenital nevus? A congenital nevus is a common non-cancerous tumour made up of melanocytes. A congenital nevus looks dark because it is made up of melanocytes that are producing a lot of melanin. Congenital nevi (nevi is the plural of nevus) are more common in people with light coloured skin. They can …
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