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Table 8. Characteristics of Melanocytic Lesions

Tumor  Affected Gene  
MelanomaBRAF, NRAS, KIT
Spitz nevusHRAS; BRAF and NRAS (uncommon)
Acquired nevusBRAF
Dysplastic nevusBRAF, NRAS
Blue nevusGNAQ
Ocular melanomaGNAQ
Congenital neviBRAF, NRAS