Clinical and histopathological analysis of 152 pigmented skin lesion excisions apart from melanocytic nevus due to cosmetic reasons


Ersen B., AKIN S., Saki M. C. , Aksu I., Tunali O., Kalay A., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.38, no.4, pp.273-278, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier

Abstract

Background Melanocytic naevus (MN) is a normal, benign proliferation of melanocytes, which may be acquired or congenital, and it is the most common pigmented lesion posing an aesthetic problem for many patients and can be found anywhere on the skin. There are several other types of pigmented skin lesions apart from MN such as seborrhoeic keratosis (SK) which mimics both MN and basal cell carcinoma (BCC).