General term for small circumscribed macules with increased melanin but no increase in number of melanocytes.
Grading & Level of Importance: B
Aetiology & Pathogenesis
Brown macule on skin or mucosa.
Signs & Symptoms
Most often hands, face, occasionally mucosa.
Mucosal lentigo, ephelides (freckles), sunburn freckles, PUVA freckles, genital lentigo, senile lentigo, solar lentigo.
Clinical findings; skin biopsy not usually needed.
Melanocytic naevus, Lentigo maligna and other pigmented skin lesions.
Prevention & Therapy
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