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Granddaugher, 5, has small flat brown spot on labia x1 week. Referred to peds derm by peds MD. Odds of melanoma? Bx? No fam history of any cancer.

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Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very low

The odds of a melanoma and child that age is very low.
Pigmented lesion it's changing should be checked. Without seeing it can't say too much but I doubt that it will be biopsied.

In brief: Very low

The odds of a melanoma and child that age is very low.
Pigmented lesion it's changing should be checked. Without seeing it can't say too much but I doubt that it will be biopsied.
Dr. Robert Grieco
Dr. Robert Grieco
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Melanoma risk

The odds are low.
Melanoma risk is related to genetics and sun exposure in a lifetime.

In brief: Melanoma risk

The odds are low.
Melanoma risk is related to genetics and sun exposure in a lifetime.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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