Nevus sentence example
Fewer than 1 percent of newborns have port-wine stains (nevus flammeus), birthmarks.
Closer inspection revealed an underlying choroidal nevus and no choroidal neovascular membrane.
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).Advertisement
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.