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Hereditary Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome

definition

Syndrome characterized by the presence of at least two atypical nevi, many banal nevi and nevi in unusual sites such as on buttocks, breasts and in the iris. Clinically atypical nevi have variable pigmentation and ill defined borders, they may exceed 5 mm in diameter. Biopsies show melanocytic dysplasia. This atypical nevus syndrome phenotype is the most potent risk factor for melanoma in families and in the general population.

synonyms

Hereditary Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, B-K Mole Syndrome, Familial Atypical Mole Melanoma Syndrome, FAMM Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, Hereditary

UMLS

B K Mole Syndrome, B-K Mole Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, Nevus Syndrome, Dysplastic, Syndrome, B-K Mole, Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus

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