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  • n. Plural form of nevus.


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  • Of the seven — Sarah, Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Abigail, Huldah and Esther — three are actually referred to as nevi’ot (prophetesses) in the biblical text itself.

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  • Medical observers do not usually think that dermatological features such as nevi, thinning of the skin and wrinkle formation, seborrheic keratosis, angiomas, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, poliosis, graying of the hair, etc. are necessarily pathological in nature.

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  • Some melanomas — a more serious form of skin cancer that kills 8,700 Americans a year — also begin as precancerous moles, called dysplastic nevi, Rigel says.

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  • I have to go to the derm every six months (fam history of melanoma, many, many nevi) I think I could keep my Dermatologist in business with harvesting my various atypical nevi, alone.

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  • There are benign melanocytic nevi or normal moles, and dysplastic nevi, which have abnormal growth patterns.

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  • One study found that less than 5 percent of existing nevi become malignant, and of that minority of moles, the modifications were so subtle that most patients never detected them.2 This certainly underscores the value of regular dermatologic checkups with digital dermoscopy for high-risk patients.

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  • Preexisting brown spots benign nevi and lentigines, or freckles were lasered and later tested to see if they were converted into cancerous lesions.

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  • Robert Redford has intradermal nevi, Sarah Jessica Parker had a junctional nevus on her chin which recently was surgically removed, Cindy Crawford has a junctional nevus near her lip, and Marilyn Monroe had a very famous benign melanocytic nevus.

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  • One type is a flat, dark brown spot (a benign melanocytic nevus), another is pigmented and slightly raised (a junctional nevus), and there are also flesh-colored bumpy moles (intradermal nevi).

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  • Benign melanocytic nevi show up on the skin naturally; and some—called congenital nevi—are evident at birth.

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