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Anyone have experience with spitz nevi moles?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Spitz nevi

Some doctors are more aggressive and recommend complete excision with clear margins of all spitz nevi, unequivocal or not, because spitz nevi have histological overlap with malignant melanoma and recurrent lesions may present with pseudomelanomatous changes, which makes differentiation more difficult later. Personally i surgically excise all spitz nevi.

In brief: Spitz nevi

Some doctors are more aggressive and recommend complete excision with clear margins of all spitz nevi, unequivocal or not, because spitz nevi have histological overlap with malignant melanoma and recurrent lesions may present with pseudomelanomatous changes, which makes differentiation more difficult later. Personally i surgically excise all spitz nevi.
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