Dermoscopic classification of Clark's nevi (atypical melanocytic nevi)

Hofmann-Wellenhof, Rainer, Blum, Andreas, Wolf, Ingrid H., Zalaudek, Iris, Piccolo, Domenico, Kerl, Helmut, Garbe, Claus and Soyer, H. Peter (2002) Dermoscopic classification of Clark's nevi (atypical melanocytic nevi). Clinics in Dermatology, 20 3: 255-258. doi:10.1016/S0738-081X(02)00217-1


Author Hofmann-Wellenhof, Rainer
Blum, Andreas
Wolf, Ingrid H.
Zalaudek, Iris
Piccolo, Domenico
Kerl, Helmut
Garbe, Claus
Soyer, H. Peter
Title Dermoscopic classification of Clark's nevi (atypical melanocytic nevi)
Journal name Clinics in Dermatology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0738-081X
1879-1131
Publication date 2002-05-01
Year available 2002
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0738-081X(02)00217-1
Open Access Status
Volume 20
Issue 3
Start page 255
End page 258
Total pages 4
Place of publication New York, NY, U.S.
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Subject 110304 Dermatology
Formatted abstract
Clark’s nevi (atypical melanocytic nevi) are acquired melanocytic lesions that are well known clinically by physicians and especially by dermatologists. Clark’s nevi are named for Wallace H. Clark, Jr., who first drew attention to this particular type of nevus in studies of numerous melanocytic nevi in patients with concomitant melanomas. This melanocytic nevus, originally designated B-K mole, has also been called dysplastic nevus or atypical mole. We prefer to use the nomenclature set forth by Ackerman and Magana-Garcia and designate these acquired melanocytic lesions as Clark’s nevi.
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Keyword Dermatology
Atypical melanocytic nevi
Clark’s nevi
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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