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Nevus, Pigmented MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nevus, Pigmented
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.665.560.615
Unique ID
D009508
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009508
Annotation
coordinate with SKIN NEOPLASMS + site if relevant
Scope Note
A nevus containing melanin. The term is usually restricted to nevocytic nevi (round or oval collections of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring at the dermoepidermal junction of the skin or in the dermis proper) or moles, but may be applied to other pigmented nevi.
Entry Term(s)
Nevi, Melanocytic
Nevi, Pigmented
Nevus, Melanocytic
Pigmented Moles
NLM Classification #
WR 500
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Nevus, Pigmented Preferred
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