AskDefine | Define lentigo

Dictionary Definition

lentigo n : a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin [syn: freckle] [also: lentigines (pl)]

Extensive Definition

Lentigo is a type of brown skin lesion. When malignant, it is known as "Lentigo maligna" or "Hutchinson's freckle".

External links

lentigo in German: Lentigo maligna
lentigo in Hebrew: לנטיגו
lentigo in Dutch: Levervlek
lentigo in Polish: Plama soczewicowata
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