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A 39-year-old male asked:

Melanoma in situ early proliferation extends to lateral margin .melanocytic nevis extends focally to base . what does this diagnosis mean?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
You are in trouble: The presence of any benign nevi cells left to the chance for growth usually over a prolonged period of time will continue to transform and occasionally metastasize without regrowth of the primary lesion. If you leave it alone, it will grow on you.

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