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What does a dysplastic nevus look like?

What does a dysplastic nevus look like?

ABCDE's of moles: Atypical moles that resemble melanoma often has one or all of the following characteristics: a for asymmetry; b for irregular borders; c for lots of different colors (or shades of brown); d for rapidly growing diameter; e for evolving or changing mole. If you have any moles with these characteristics, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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What does a cancerous cyst look like?

What does a cancerous cyst look like?

See below: This depends on the organ the cyst is in. I am assuming you're referring to ovarian cysts. If so they are more likely to be complex, with septations & nodules or solid component besides just the fluid component. This is similar to most other organs. Thyroid cysts, however are common and tend to bleed frequently, thus even if looking complex still more likely benign. Biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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What does a precancerous cell look like, on your skin?

What does a precancerous cell look like, on your skin?

Actinic keratosis: Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) these small, scaly patches are caused by too much sun, and commonly occur on the head, neck, or hands, but can be found elsewhere. They can be an early warning sign of skin cancer. Most doctors recommend early treatment to prevent actinic keratosis of turning into skin cancer. ...Read more

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What does a pedunculated wart look like?

What does a pedunculated wart look like?

See below: It is where the wart pushes under the skin instead of on top and there will usually be a small indentation on the skin. ...Read more

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What does a sunspot look like?

What does a sunspot look like?

Sunspot: Solar lentils or sunspots are usually light brown, round, regular shaped and flat. They can be found on sun-exposed areas in middle-aged to older people. They should not ulcerated or hurt. If in doubt see your doctor. ...Read more

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Need to know what a mole with melanoma looks like and does?

Need to know what a mole with melanoma looks like and does?

Many ways: The bottom line is that melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer that can have close to a 100% cure rate if detected early. If you have any mole that concerns you for any reason you should see a dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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What does a polyp look like?

What does a polyp look like?

Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be millimeters is size to centimeters. ...Read more

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What does a skin cancer lump/bump look like?

What does a skin cancer lump/bump look like?

See an expert: For skin cancer diagnosis. Just looking at a lesion can let many experienced dermatologists or plastic surgeons make a "probable" diagnosis, but biopsy and microscopic verification is needed to be sure. Not only that, but complete removal is determined by microscopically checking the edges, and then expert reconstruction or skin closure in layers by a plastic surgeon will leave the least scarring. ...Read more

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What does a hematoma look like? 

What does a hematoma look like? 

Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. Some internal hematomas, like subdural hematomas can not be visualized without imaging studies. ...Read more

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What does a skin ulcer look like?

What does a skin ulcer look like?

Shallow skin crater : A skin ulcer in an opening in the skin that shows exposed tissue. Although they are generally round, the can be linear as well. ...Read more

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What does recurrent melanoma look like?

What does recurrent melanoma look like?

Recurrent melanoma: Generally, melanomas are black in color but often are dis homogeneous in the amount of pigment. Occasionally, some recurring melanomas lose their ability to produce pigment and appear as flesh colored lesions. Your dermatologist of course is in the best position to answer your questions. ...Read more

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What does a lung cell look like?

What does a lung cell look like?

Lung cell: Pneumocyte - is one of the cells in the lungs - there are others. Look it up on google or other search engine and you will see images. It is a normal cell with organelles, cytoplasm , etc. ...Read more

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What does toenail cancer look like?

What does toenail cancer look like?

Different : Appearances. Sometimes pigmented, other times not. If you suspect it..See podiatrist or dermatologist. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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What does chlamydia look like? Does it look a little like colluliflower bunches?

What does chlamydia look like?  Does it look a little like colluliflower bunches?

No: Chlamydia does not produce a lesion which can be seen without a microscope. What you are referring to is most likely genital warts, which could have this appearance. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

Outgrowths : They appear as growths from the skin surface and may feel soft or hard. Sometimes they may already be draining whitish material which is tooth paste consistency and may have an odor. ...Read more

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How does a cancerous mole look?

How does a cancerous mole look?

ABCD: Just remember the abc's. A- asymmetric or irregular b- bleeds c- color changes d- diameter or size enlargement. ...Read more

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Does hamartoma look like a tumor?

Does hamartoma look like a tumor?

Yes: The word "tumor" just means growth. So, it includes benign and malignant growths as well as hamartomas. If this was a breast sample, a breast hamartoma, would look like a mass or tumor on mammography and on gross inspection of the specimen. However, once it is reviewed under the microscope, then it is known to be a hamartoma. You will note "oma" at the end which is the root of the word tumor. ...Read more

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What does a neck lymphoid look like?

What does a neck lymphoid look like?

Lymph Nodes?: Here is a great labeled photo of the lymph nodes of the neck: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=neck+lympnoids&qs=sc&sk=sc2&form=qbir&pq=neck%20lymphoid&sc=7-13&sp=3&qs=sc&sk=sc2#view=detail&id=aca5fedb982dffaf2be18b99d37025bc3d53925c&selectedindex=11. ...Read more

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What does a nasal wart look like?

What does a nasal wart look like?

Not usual site: If wart grows in nasal cavity , will like just any mucosal warts , as in mouth etc , usually biopsy will be done to rule out malignant lesions. ...Read more

Dysplastic Nevus (Definition)

A dysplastic nevus is a mole stuck in limbo. It is not a skin cancer but has some abnormal features that make it a concern. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone ...Read more