Melanocytic Macules

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Title: Melanocytic Macules
Description: Photograph showing the lips of an individual with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The upper and lower lips have several small dark-colored spots.

Fotografía que muestra los labios de una persona con síndrome de Peutz-Jeghers. Hay varias manchas oscuras pequeñas en el labio superior y el labio inferior.

Melanocytic macules are benign pigmented patches that are commonly found on the lips. They are a characteristic feature of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, a hereditary syndrome associated with several types of cancer.

Las máculas melanocíticas son manchas pigmentadas benignas que a menudo se encuentran en los labios. Son una característica distintiva del síndrome de Peutz-Jeghers, un síndrome hereditario asociado a varios tipos de cáncer.
Type: Color photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Edward Cowen, MD, MHSc (artist)
AV Number: CDR800274
Date Created: December 20, 2019
Date Added: March 31, 2020
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.