Large congenital melanocytic nevus
Synonyms: Congenital pigmented nevus | GMN | Giant congenital melanocytic nevus | Giant pigmented hairy nevus | LCMN
A large or giant congenital melanocytic nevus (LCMN or GCMN) is a pigmented skin lesion of more than 20 cm – or 40 cm- respectively projected adult diameter composed of melanocytes and presenting with an elevated risk of malignant transformation.
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Large congenital melanocytic nevus?
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