What are the other Names for this Condition? (Also known as/Synonyms). Genital Lentiginosis – Vulva; Vulvar Lentiginosis; Vulvar Melanosis. Until recently, pigmented genital macules have received . Table I. Clinical characteristics of previously reported and current cases of genital lentiginosis in men. No cytologic atypia of melanocytes was detectable. Information is insufficient at present to predict the natural history of genital lentiginosis or its relation to.
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Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. | Dermatology | JAMA Dermatology | JAMA Network
Other possible microscopic findings include slight epidermal hyperplasia without atypia and increased dermal melanophages, which tend to be dendritic in penile lesions. Microscopic examination revealed increased basilar hyperpigmentation and occasional dermal melanophages. Create a lentignosis personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more.
However, biopsy findings are invariably benign, showing mostly basilar hyperpigmentation. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
In men, the penis, especially the glans, is most frequently involved, 3 whereas in women, the vulva, vagina, or perineum may be affected. Copyright American Medical Association.
Genital lentiginosis: a clinical and histopathologic study.
There was no significant increase in melanocyte number, and no atypical cells or inflammation was present. The patient was reassured and will continue to be monitored for significant clinical changes. Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. Genital lentiginosis is an uncommon condition of pigmented genital macules that has also been referred to as penile lentigenesatypical penile lentigenes1 vulvar melanosis2 and melanotc macules.
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