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pigmented spindle cell nevus

Thursday 1 July 2004

CLINICAL FEATURES:

- peak incidence 3rd decade
- most often located on extremities, especially thigh
- women more than men
- symmetric, heavily pigmented, sharply circumscribed
- papule or nodule
- history of recent onset

DIFFERENTIAL:

- dysplastic nevus
- lentiginous or pagetoid melanoma
- Spitz nevus

RETURN TO: melanocytic tumors

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