moderately atypical nevus with halo immune infiltrate. eurgh? I have dealt with atypical nevi before but what is halo immune infiltrate?
Halo nevi are basically nevi that are being destroyed by the bodies own immune system. So this lesion is just showing evidence that the body is attacking the lesion. It's actually a normal process. Since this wasn't melanoma, there is really no reason to worry about it.
If this online community is valuable to you, consider making a year-end tax-deductible gift to support the MRF.
Meet and talk to others about melanoma in our forums:
See also: History of the MPIP Forum
–CURE OM Forum
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Email the MRF Nurse
Get matched with a Phone Buddy
View the Melanoma Glossary
Raise awareness and funds to fight melanoma by participating in a Miles for Melanoma 5k walk/run this year!
Find a Miles for Melanoma event near you.
Patient Helpline: (877) 673-6460
1411 K Street, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 673-1290 Office
(202) 347-9678 Fax
The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is leading the melanoma community to transform melanoma from one of the deadliest cancers to one of the most treatable through research, education and advocacy.
The Melanoma Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.