Different types of melanocytic nevi do exist in relation to their epidemiology, evolution, morphology, genetics, and their associated melanoma risk. The introduction of dermoscopy has opened a new morphologic dimension of melanocytic nevi; this along with recent progresses in our understanding of the molecular pathways involved in the formation of nevi opened new ways to classify nevi.
|Title of host publication||Nevogenesis: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications of Nevus Development|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||17|
|ISBN (Print)||9783642283970, 9783642283963|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2012|
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