Congenital melanocytic nevus

What is Congenital melanocytic nevus?

The congenital melanocytic nevus is a type of melanocytic nevus (or mole) found in infants at birth. This type of birthmark occurs in an estimated 1% of infants worldwide; it is located in the area of the head and neck 15% of the time.

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my 14 year old daughter has a mole on her stomach area that her pediatrician thought we should have a dermatologist look at because it was darker...

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Brief Answer:
A benign melanocytic nevus

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I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have read your...

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I have a nevus of ota on approx. 30 % fo my face. It is blueish/green. I wolud like to have it removed if possible. Would laser tretment be...

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Based on the history given, it seems that you have a nevus of the face.

You have provided with good...

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I'm a brown skin male....I have noticed little browns spots all over my torso...some on my back but mainly on my front torso...some on the...

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I am a qualified and certified cardiologist and I read your mail with diligence and saw the picture sent by you.

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