Fernitickle

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Fernitickle
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Slight facial fernitickles on a child.
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L81.2
ICD-9-CM 709.09
OMIM 266300
eMedicine article/1119293
MeSH D008548

Fernitickles are clusters o concentratit melanin which are maist eften veesible on fowk wi a fair complexion. A freckle is an aa cried an ephelis. Fernitickles dae nae hae an increased nummer o melanin producin cells (melanocytes), but instead hae cells that owerproduce melanin granules chyngin the colouration o the skin. This an aa causes the different skin tones amang humans, but contrasts tae lentigines an moles.[1]

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  1. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease Elsevier. 2005. Page 1232. ISBN 0-8089-2302-1 .