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A 22-year-old female asked:

Hi. i have a mole on my back that is raised, black and brown and sometime itches. im worried as a few of my family members have cancer.

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 years experience
ABCDEs of Melanoma: The abcdes of melanoma are:a=asymmetry(one half unlike the other half), b=border (irregular, scalloped, poorly defined border), c=color (varied from one are to another), d=diameter (while melanomas are usually greater than 6mm they can be smaller when diagnosed), e=evolving(change in size, shape, color).Hope this helped :].
Last updated Oct 14, 2013

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