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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience in Dermatology
Normal Mole: When a mole is biopsied and examined under the microscope, there a many different patterns that may be seen. Dermatopathologists name the moles based ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: When a mole is biopsied and examined under the microscope, there a many different patterns junctional nevus is a common, benign mole.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Nevi: Nevi = moles or birthmarks.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Broken blood vessel: Raised booed vessel usually on face which does not contain pigment cells.Can throb or bled upon friction. Easily treatable with elcetrosurgery or lase ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
It is a familial: condition, but a lot is still not understood about transfer in families. Patients with this syndrome are at higher risk for abnormal moles and melanom ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Spitz nevi: Some doctors are more aggressive and recommend complete excision with clear margins of all spitz nevi, unequivocal or not, because spitz nevi have his ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Low risk: The skin on a Becker's has only a slightly greater chance than other skin of developing melanoma, and as far as I know no increase for other cancers. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: They are potentially precancerous and should be followed with regular examination and biopsy as necessary.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Galitz
40 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Dysplastic nevi: You can be born with abnormal (dysplastic nevi) and you can also develop one during a lifetime. Occasionally a normal nevi develops into a dysplastic ... Read More

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