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Basal cell nevus

basal cell nevus

basal cell nevus n.
A hereditary disease characterized by lesions of the eyelids, nose, cheeks, neck, and axillae that are usually benign and that appear as uneroded papules histologically indistinguishable from basal cell epithelioma.


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