The Dysplastic Nevus

  • Susana Brás Interna do Internato Complementar de Dermatovenereologia/Resident, Dermatology and Venereology, Serviço de Dermatovenereologia, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Ana Isabel Gouveia Interna do Internato Complementar de Dermatovenereologia/Resident, Dermatology and Venereology, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Ana Isabel Teixeira Interna do Internato Complementar de Dermatovenereologia/Resident, Dermatology and Venereology, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Lisboa, Portugal
  • André Laureano Oliveira Assistente Hospitalar/Consultant of Dermatology, Unidade de Dermatologia, British Hospital, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Luis Miguel Soares Almeida Assistente Hospitalar Graduado de Dermatovenereologia Senior Graduate Assistant in Dermatology; Professor Associado/ Associated Professor, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Unidade de Investigação em Dermatologia, IMM Universidade de Lisboa, Serviço de Dermatovenereologia, Hospital de Santa Maria; Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal
Keywords: Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, Melanoma, Precancerous Conditions, Skin Neoplasms


Dysplastic nevus is a controversial identity. The authors make a review of the literature with the aim to characterize what is a dysplastic nevus, the diagnostic criteria, what the relation with melanoma risk is and how to manage a patient with dysplastic nevus.


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How to Cite
Brás, S., Gouveia, A. I., Teixeira, A. I., Oliveira, A. L., & Soares Almeida, L. M. (2016). The Dysplastic Nevus. Journal of the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology, 74(3), 227-239.
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