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Agminated blue nevi: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8428044     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blue nevi may rarely appear in multiple form and grouped in a circumscribed area, a pattern of arrangement that is more properly designed under the term agminated blue nevi. In this paper a new case with light and ultrastructural studies is described, and the previously reported cases are reviewed. Histologically, there was a characteristic perifollicular arrangement of dermal melanocytes, most of which showed ultrastructurally an extracellular sheath. Agminated blue nevi seem to be benign lesions, but because of their rarity, no definite prognosis can be given.
A Vélez; E del-Río; C Martín-de-Hijas; V Furió; E Sánchez Yus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)     Volume:  186     ISSN:  1018-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatology (Basel)     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-05     Completed Date:  1993-03-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203244     Medline TA:  Dermatology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario, San Carlos, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Extracellular Matrix / ultrastructure
Melanocytes / pathology,  ultrastructure
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  ultrastructure
Nevus, Pigmented / pathology*,  ultrastructure
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*,  ultrastructure

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