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Definition of Melanoma, juvenile

Melanoma, juvenile: A benign raised pink or red scaly papule typically seen on a preadolescent child's skin, usually on the cheek.

Also called a spindle and epithelioid cell nevus.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=21207
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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