Archive for August 2015

Nevus Awareness

What is a Congenital Melanocytic Nevus? By Jaclyn Mandel with Get Goalden ( A nevus is a birthmark. Nevus Outreach deals with large and giant congenital melanocytic nevi (GCMN). Large means, well, big! Congenital means it is present at birth. Melanocytic means that it is pigment-based. GCMN’s are thought to occur about once in every 500,000 births. Besides producing increased…

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