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Nevus, Epithelioid and Spindle Cell

"Nevus, Epithelioid and Spindle Cell" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A benign compound nevus occurring most often in children before puberty, composed of spindle and epithelioid cells located mainly in the dermis, sometimes in association with large atypical cells and multinucleate cells, and having a close histopathological resemblance to malignant melanoma. The tumor presents as a smooth to slightly scaly, round to oval, raised, firm papule or nodule, ranging in color from pink-tan to purplish red, often with surface telangiectasia. (Dorland, 27th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nevus, Epithelioid and Spindle Cell" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nevus, Epithelioid and Spindle Cell" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2011
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