What are the other Names for this Condition? (Also known as/Synonyms). Genital Lentiginosis – Vulva; Vulvar Lentiginosis; Vulvar Melanosis. Until recently, pigmented genital macules have received . Table I. Clinical characteristics of previously reported and current cases of genital lentiginosis in men. No cytologic atypia of melanocytes was detectable. Information is insufficient at present to predict the natural history of genital lentiginosis or its relation to.
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Genital lentiginosis: a clinical and histopathologic study.
Other possible microscopic findings include slight epidermal hyperplasia without atypia and increased dermal melanophages, which tend to be dendritic in penile lesions. In men, the penis, especially the glans, is most frequently involved, 3 whereas in women, the vulva, vagina, or perineum may be affected. The patient was reassured and will continue to leniginosis monitored for significant clinical changes. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
In contrast, women describe a very abrupt onset; this difference may be attributable to the greater difficulty of frequent self-examination in women.
However, biopsy findings are invariably benign, showing mostly basilar hyperpigmentation.
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Purchase access Subscribe to the journal. Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Sign in to customize your interests Genltal in to your personal account. Genital lentiginosis is an uncommon condition of pigmented genital macules that has also been referred to as penile lentigenesatypical penile lentigenes1 vulvar melanosis2 and melanotc macules.
Purchase access Subscribe now. Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. Copyright American Medical Association. It typically presents in the fourth decade of life as asymptomatic, large, multifocal patches of variegated pigmentation with irregular borders on genital skin.
Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. There was no significant lentigjnosis in melanocyte number, and no atypical cells or inflammation was present.
Irregular, Pigmented Genital Macules. | Dermatology | JAMA Dermatology | JAMA Network
Microscopic examination revealed increased basilar hyperpigmentation and occasional dermal melanophages. Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your letniginosis Sign in to your personal account.