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41. Picture of Compound Nevus

Picture of Compound Nevus
Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric DermatologyKay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander StratigosCopyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.
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A compound nevus is a mole that is made up of cells in both the epidermis and the dermis. The compound nevus pictured here has regular borders and uniform pigment.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Compound Nevus." National Cancer Institute.

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