What is Lentigo?

A benign, acquired brown macule resembling a freckle except that the border is usually regular and microscopic elongation of rete ridges is present, with increased melanocytes and melanin pigment in the basal cell layer.

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I have what I think is a very new spot on my calf. It is completely flat and smooth and only about a millimeter in diameter. There are two other...

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Lentigo simplex

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I am a 36 year old male and about 14-15 years back i noticed a small black spot on my penis. Then they were two and I did not take care of it. But...

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