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Lentigo

Small circumscribed melanoses resembling, but differing histologically from, freckles. The concept includes senile lentigo ('liver spots') and nevoid lentigo (nevus spilus, lentigo simplex) and may also occur in association with multiple congenital defects or congenital syndromes (e.g., Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).

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Tree Number(s): C17.800.621.430.530.550

MeSH Unique ID: D007911

Entry Terms:

  • Lentigos
  • Lentigines
  • Lentiginosis
  • Lentiginoses

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