LENTIGINOSIS GENITAL PDF

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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Genital lentiginosis: a clinical and histopathologic study.

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Genital lentiginosis: a clinical and histopathologic study.

Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. However, biopsy findings are invariably benign, showing mostly basilar hyperpigmentation.

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. In contrast, women describe a very abrupt onset; this difference may be attributable to the greater difficulty of frequent self-examination in women.

There was no significant increase in melanocyte number, and no atypical cells or inflammation was present. Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience.

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Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. | Dermatology | JAMA Dermatology | JAMA Network

Other possible microscopic findings include slight epidermal hyperplasia without atypia and increased dermal melanophages, lentiginoeis tend to be dendritic in penile lesions. Copyright American Medical Association. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.

Microscopic examination revealed lentiginosks basilar hyperpigmentation and occasional dermal melanophages. It typically presents in the fourth decade of life as asymptomatic, large, multifocal patches of variegated pigmentation with irregular borders on genital skin.