Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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ISSN: 2155-9554

Mariko Sugiura

  • Research Article
    Pigmented Nevus
    Author(s): Keiji Sugiura and Mariko SugiuraKeiji Sugiura and Mariko Sugiura

    Background: Pigmented nevi develop at approx. 6 months after birth, and the number of pigmented nevi often increases until middle age. Pigmented nevi evolve with age and finally disappear. Materials and methods: We studied 300 nevi of 78 male and 222 female Japanese patients. We analyzed the patients’ histopathological findings, the locations of their nevi, and their gender and age. We divided the nevi into three groups (1. all three histopathological-group, 2. junctional and compound group, 3. compound and intradermal group) based on their locations and pathological findings. Sun-exposed areas were the head, face, neck, limbs and hands. Other areas were classified as the non-sun-exposed areas. Results: There were 41 junctional nevi, 73 compound nevi, and 186 intradermal nevi. The number of pigmented nevi peaked at.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000260

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