Results for: Nevus

In Skin Disorders

What is a nevus?

A group of moles on your body, widely recognized as 'nevi', they vary in size and height. And some might grow hairs, consult your doctor if you want a laser removal. If howeve (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

Is there a cure for BRBNS - Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome?

No there is not a cure. In fact, many doctors are unfamiliar with this disease. I was born with it, the only in my family; and was told they would stop growing when I did but (MORE)
In Conditions and Diseases

What are the symptoms of the Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome?

The main symptom of blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) are the blue skin lesions or blebs that appear on the skin. These tumors larger than 5mm around, are not cancerous. (MORE)
In Skin Cancer

Must skin cancer moderate dysplastic nevus be removed?

Dysplastic nevi are not actually considered cancer. Sometimes melanomas can occur within one, but rarely. The presence of dysplastic nevi are indicative of an increased risk f (MORE)
In Medical Definitions and Word Differences

What is nevus flammeus?

A nevus flammeus is a red birthmark caused by capillary dilation. A quarter to half of all humans have a nevus flammeus, often at the back of the neck and referred to in layma (MORE)
In Health

What is another name for a nevus?

according to my Medical Terminology book is mole. A visual accumulation of melanocytes, creating a flat or raised rounded macule or papule with definite borders.
In Uncategorized

What is dysplastic nevus syndrome?

Dysplastic nevus syndrome-- A familial syndrome characterized by the presence of multiple atypical appearing moles, often at a young age.
In Health

What is hairy nevus?

Darkly pigmented spots or moles which also feature a sometimes dense covering of hair. Resources: Cardinal Glennon; Read a Family Story of a Child with Giant Nevus