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Mucosal Lentigines

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Lentigines are impalpable hyperpigmented lesions that display an increased number of melanocytes in the basal layer of the epidermis. They are darker coloured than freckles, and they may occur anywhere in the skin and in the mucous membranes. In childhood hte principal importance is the association of muliple lentigines with a variety of syndromes (LEOPARD syndrome, Touraine lentiginosis, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).

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Mucosal Lentigines

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8 images found for this diagnose localisation: gingiva, diagnosis: Laugier-Hunziker´s Syndrome, Mucosal Lentigines diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines localisation: lower lip, diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines, Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome localisation: mucous membrane of the mouth, diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines, Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome localisation: lower lip, diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines localisation: lower lip, diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines localisation: vagina, diagnosis: Mucosal Lentigines