Closer inspection revealed an underlying choroidal nevus and no choroidal neovascular membrane.
CONCLUSIONS: Patients with periorbital cellular blue nevus may present in the preteen years with a bluish eyelid discoloration.
Martene's Thesaurus nevus Anecdotorum, 1717, vol.
A mole (nevus) is a pigmented (colored) spot on the outer layer of the skin (epidermis).
Nevus (plural, nevi)-The medical term for any anomaly of the skin that is present at birth, including moles and birthmarks.
One type, the salmon patch (nevus simplex), is a pink mark comprised of dilated capillaries (also called a stork bite).
Fewer than 1 percent of newborns have port-wine stains (nevus flammeus), birthmarks.
Nevus flammeus are often permanent; these flat pink to red marks develop into dark purple bumpy areas in later life; 85 percent appear on only one side of the body.
Halo Nevus: Sometimes seen in individuals who suffer from vitiligo, a halo nevus is a pink- or brown-toned mole surrounded by very light or white skin.
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