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Compound Melanocytic Nevus
I was diagnosed with Lenticginous compound melanocytic nevus, and was recommended for surgery to remove it. Just want a second opinion ?
How often should I have a professional skin check if, in the past, I've had a "compound melanocytic nevus with architectural disorder and moderate to focally severe cytologic atypia"? I'm 32 years old and this diagnosis was made when I was 27.
Often: The description of your abnormal moles is a pathology report of dysplastic atypical nevi with architectural disorder NAD. The histology slide would show tissue with atypical cells.with moderate cytolgic atypia. These moles occur in the setting of sporadic and familial melanomas You are at a higher risk of developing skin cancer Melanoma. Make an appt today with a Dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often should I have a professional skin check if, in the past, I've had a "compound melanocytic nevus with architectural disorder and moderate to focally severe cytologic atypia"? I'm 32 years old and this diagnosis was made when I was 27. Great aun
Nevus: If the lesion is stable for 5 years since the diagnosis, have it examined at least once a year, if any change at all needs immediate examination. ...Read more
I had a shave biopsy on a compound melanocytic nevus. Came back benign. One month later I noticed a 0.5mm brown dot in center. Should I be concerned?
Compound Nevis: Shave biopsies sometimes don't remove all of the nevus, and they recur. That is the most likely explanation. Of course, follow it carefully and return to your dermatologist if it continues to grow for complete removal. ...Read more
Shave biopsy came back as this. Compound melanocytic nevus with moderate cytologic atypia. Five weeks later it's grown back already. What's this mean?
You should: have the entire lesion excised and have the specimen reviewed by a qualified dermatopathologist. Some pigmented lesions are difficult to determine, even for experienced pathologist. ...Read more
Mole grew back 6 weeks after shave. Report compound melanocytic nevus architectural disorder moderate cytologic atypia. What's this mean, melanoma ?
I have been suffering from melanocytic nevus scar on my face since year 2009...Is there a permanent removal solution leaving my face scarless?
No, unfortunately: Many things can be done to improve the appearance of a scar, but once a scar exists there will always be one thereafter. ...Read more
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