A 20-year-old male asked:
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derma says post biopsy that dysplastic nevus has no remaining pigment, but i see a small black/brown dot in site of nevus. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Make sure that: biopsy was read by a dermatopathologist (someone who specializes in reading skin slides). IF not get second opinion on biopsy. Sometimes path can be clear and nevus regenerates.Hope that helps
Answered on Feb 20, 2015
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