What are the other Names for this Condition? (Also known as/Synonyms). Genital Lentiginosis – Vulva; Vulvar Lentiginosis; Vulvar Melanosis. Until recently, pigmented genital macules have received . Table I. Clinical characteristics of previously reported and current cases of genital lentiginosis in men. No cytologic atypia of melanocytes was detectable. Information is insufficient at present to predict the natural history of genital lentiginosis or its relation to.
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Other possible microscopic findings include slight epidermal hyperplasia without atypia and increased dermal melanophages, which tend to be dendritic in penile lesions. In men, the penis, especially the glans, is most frequently involved, 3 whereas in women, the vulva, vagina, or perineum may be affected.
Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules
Microscopic examination revealed increased basilar hyperpigmentation and occasional dermal melanophages. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles.
Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. | Dermatology | JAMA Dermatology | JAMA Network
Llentiginosis typically presents in the fourth decade of life as asymptomatic, large, multifocal patches of variegated pigmentation with irregular borders on genital skin. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. There was no significant increase in melanocyte number, and no atypical cells or inflammation was present.
The patient was reassured and will continue to be monitored for significant clinical changes. Copyright American Medical Association.
In contrast, women describe a very abrupt onset; this difference may be attributable to the greater difficulty of frequent self-examination in women. Sign in to save your search Genitap in to your personal account.
Genital lentiginosis is an uncommon condition of pigmented genital macules that has also been referred to as penile lentigenesatypical penile lentigenes1 vulvar melanosislentiginksis and melanotc macules. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, lenfiginosis up for alerts, and more. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
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Genital lentiginosis: a clinical and histopathologic study.
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