Acral nevus

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Acral nevus
Melanocytic acral nevus with intraepidermal ascent cells (MANIAC)

An Acral nevus (also known as a "Melanocytic nevus of acral skin",[1] and "Melanocytic nevus with intraepidermal ascent of cells"[1] (MANIACS)) is a cutaneous condition characterized by a skin lesion that is usually macular or only slightly elevated, and may display uniform brown or dark brown color, but often with linear striations.[1]:1726

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  1. ^ a b c Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 1726–7. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.