Medline ® Abstract for Reference 83
of 'Atypical (dysplastic) nevi'
Pseudomelanoma: recurrent melanocytic nevus following partial surgical removal.
Kornberg R, Ackerman AB
Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(12):1588.
Histological markers enable the correct diagnosis of a pigmented lesion that histologically resembles a superficial spreading malignant melanoma and yet behaves in a wholly benign way. This pseudomelanoma occurs in young adults within a few weeks following partial surgical-shave excision of an intradermal melanocytic nevus.