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  1. ... located? How skilled is the surgeon? Removing a congenital pigmented nevus requires cutting out the nevus with a knife, ...
  2. Congenital giant pigmented nevus; Giant hairy nevus; Giant pigmented nevus; Bathing trunk nevus; Congenital melanocytic nevus - large
  3. Nevus Removal (Nevus Outreach, Inc.)  
    ... the time, the overriding reasons to remove a congenital pigmented nevus are first to reduce melanoma risk and second ... Is Removal the Best Option? Although information about congenital pigmented nevus removal is often the first thing a new ...
  4. Moles (National Library of Medicine)  
    Moles are growths on the skin. They happen when pigment cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters. Moles are very common. Most people have between ...
  5. Birthmarks (National Library of Medicine)  
    Birthmarks are abnormalities of the skin that are present when a baby is born. There are two types of birthmarks. Vascular birthmarks are made up of blood vessels ...
  6. 6064 ... www.nlm.nih.gov ... A birthmark is a skin marking that is present at birth. Birthmarks include cafe-au-lait spots, moles, and mongolian ...
  7. Birthmarks and Hemangiomas (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Health Issues Listen Birthmarks & Hemangiomas Article Body Dark-Pigmented Birthmarks (Nevi or Moles) Nevi, or moles, are either congenital (present at birth) or acquired. Composed of so-called nevus cells, these spots are often dark brown or ...
  8. ... than one centimeter to the giant "bathing trunk" nevus, which covers a large area of the body. Skin texture may range from normal to raised, nodular to irregular, and they are frequently darkly pigmented. Melanomas may develop more easily in congenital nevi.
  9. ... of professional opinion regarding how to treat large congenital nevi . However, ... removal of the nevus an option? In some cases, a large nevus ...
  10. Birthmarks (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... life. One present at birth is called a congenital nevus and will last a lifetime. Large or giant ... be a sign of skin cancer. Treating Birthmarks Pigmented birthmarks are usually left alone, with the exception of congenital moles and, occasionally, café-au-lait spots. Moles — ...
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