Dermoscopy is a suitable method for the observation of the pregnancy-related changes in melanocytic nevi.


Aktuerk A. , Bilen N., Bayraemguerler D. , Demirsoy E. , Erdogan S., Kiran R.

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, vol.21, no.8, pp.1086-90, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2007.02204.x
  • Title of Journal : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
  • Page Numbers: pp.1086-90
  • Keywords: dermoscopy, melanocytic nevi, pregnancy, ESTROGEN, SIZE

Abstract

Background It is a common opinion that expansion and darkening in melanocytic nevi may occur during pregnancy. The main problem is that whether it is a usual finding, or it is a condition that requires suspicion about melanoma.