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Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome (Dysplastic Nevus) Summary

Description: Clinically atypical nevi (usually exceeding 5 mm in diameter and having variable pigmentation and ill defined borders) with an increased risk for development of non-familial cutaneous malignant melanoma. Biopsies show melanocytic dysplasia. Nevi are clinically and histologically identical to the precursor lesions for melanoma in the B-K mole syndrome. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Also Known As: Dysplastic Nevus; Dysplastic Nevi; Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanoma; B K Mole Syndrome; Nevi, Dysplastic Show All >>

Networked: 212 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 25 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 27 Generic
  2. Retinoids : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Cyanoacrylates : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Curcumin : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. MD1 : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
  7. Monoclonal Antibodies : 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  8. Antigens : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  9. Cyclin D1 : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  10. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome

  1. Actinic Keratosis
  2. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Nevi and Melanomas
  5. Sunburn
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Key Therapies for Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome

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  1. Chemoprevention : 5 results
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 3 results
  3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 2 results
  4. Semiconductor Lasers : 1 result
  5. Skin Care : 1 result
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