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Descriptor English:   Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome del Nevo Displásico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome do Nevo Displásico 
Synonyms English:   B K Mole Syndrome
B-K Mole Syndrome
Dysplastic Nevi
Dysplastic Nevus
Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanoma
Familial Atypical Multiple Mole-Melanoma
Nevi, Dysplastic
Nevus Syndrome, Dysplastic
Nevus, Dysplastic
Syndrome, B-K Mole
Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus  
Tree Number:   C04.557.665.560.260
Definition English:   Clinically atypical nevi (usually exceeding 5 mm in diameter and having variable pigmentation and ill defined borders) with an increased risk for development of non-familial cutaneous malignant melanoma. Biopsies show melanocytic dysplasia. Nevi are clinically and histologically identical to the precursor lesions for melanoma in the B-K mole syndrome. (Stedman, 25th ed) 
History Note English:   87 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   19157 
Unique Identifier:   D004416 

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