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Descriptor English: Nevus
Descriptor Spanish: Nevo
Descriptor Portuguese: Nevo
Descriptor French: Naevus
Entry term(s): Mole, Skin
Moles, Skin
Nevi
Skin Mole
Skin Moles
Tree number(s): C04.557.665.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009506
Scope note: A circumscribed stable malformation of the skin and occasionally of the oral mucosa, which is not due to external causes and therefore presumed to be of hereditary origin.
Annotation: coordinate IM with SKIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + site (IM or NIM) if relevant; general; note many specific nevus terms
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9694
Unique ID: D009506
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nevus - Preferred
Concept UI M0014786
Scope note A circumscribed stable malformation of the skin and occasionally of the oral mucosa, which is not due to external causes and therefore presumed to be of hereditary origin.
Preferred term Nevus
Entry term(s) Mole, Skin
Moles, Skin
Nevi
Skin Mole
Skin Moles



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