Term:Nevus, Spindle Cell
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Definition:A form of pigmented nevus showing intense melanocytic activity around the dermo-epidermal junction. Large numbers of spindle-shaped melanocytes proliferate downward toward the dermis and usually a large amount of pigment is present. It was first described in 1976 and the bulk of patients reported have been young females with the lesions presenting on the thighs. (From Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, 1992, p185)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Spindle Cell Nevi
 primary_id: MESH:D018331;   RDO:0007188
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Bap1 Brca1 associated protein 1 JBrowse link 16 7,336,685 7,345,511 RGD:11554173

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  disease 14875
    disease of cellular proliferation 5577
      Neoplasms by Histologic Type 3430
        Nevi and Melanomas 440
          Nevus 17
            Nevus, Pigmented 7
              Nevus, Spindle Cell 1
                Nevus, Epithelioid and Spindle Cell 1
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