lentigo

Relatively common pigmented lesion of the skin in which melanocytes replace the basal layer of the epidermis.

Lentigo

A lentigo (oʊ) (plural lentigines, z) is a small pigmented spot on the skin with a clearly defined edge, surrounded by normal-appearing skin. It is a harmless (benign) hyperplasia of melanocytes which is linear in its spread. This means the hyperplasia of melanocytes is restricted to the cell layer directly above the basement membrane of the epid...
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Lentigo

• (n.) A freckly eruption on the skin; freckles.
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lentigo

<dermatology> A skin disorder seen with aging (or sun exposure) where there are flat patches of increased pigmentation on the skin. They are nonserious, benign and generally more important cosmetically. The most commonly appear on sun exposed areas such as the forehead and the back of the hands. Avoidance of the sun and the use of a sunscreen...
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lentigo

(len-ti´go) a flat, pigmented spot on the skin due to increased deposition of melanin and an increased number of melanocytes. In contrast to a freckle, a lentigo does not get darker when exposed to sunlight. lentigo maligna a type of lentigo that expands slowly and develops into lentigo m...
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Lentigo

[gastropod] Lentigo is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Strombidae, the true conchs. Species within the genus Lentigo include: ...
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Lentigo

Len·ti'go (lĕn*tī'go) noun [ Latin , from lens , lentis , lentil.] (Medicine) A freckly eruption on the skin; freckles.
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Lentigo

A freckle or other pigmented spot found on the surface of the skin.
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Lentigo

A freckle or other pigmented spot found on the surface of the skin.
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Lentigo

A lentigo is a flat brown lesion. The term lentigo usually does not refer to large, congenital lesions such as café-au-lait macules, but is most commonly used to refer to acquired flat brown lesions. Actinic lentigo, also known as ephelis or freckle, is secondary to sun damage and often has a feathered or dendritic border. The so-called PUVA lenti...
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lentigo

freckle
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lentigo

lentigo (s), lentigines (pl) A smooth, dark brown spot on the skin, usually of an exposed part, of a person of middle years or older.
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Lentigo

Lentigo: A type of freckle that is a small tan, brown, or black spot which tends to be darker than the usual (ephelis-type) freckle and which do not fade in the winter. This kind of spot is referred to as lentigo simplex. Although lentigines may be part of a genetic disorder, for the most part they are just isolated and unimportant spots. (The gene...
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lentigo

Type: Term Pronunciation: len-tī′gō, len-tij′i-nēz Definitions: 1. 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. Synonyms: lentigo simplex &nb...
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