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Definition of Dysplastic nevi

Dysplastic nevi: Atypical moles whose appearance is different from that of a common ordinary mole. Dysplastic nevi tend to be larger than ordinary moles, have more irregular borders and are often mixed in color . People with multiple dysplastic nevi may be at increased risk for melanoma

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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