Moderate atypia mole removed. My dermatologist said no worries as worry only about high dysplasia moles in which we take more tissue to be cautious???

Correct. Not all atypical moles progress to malignant melanoma (form of aggressive skin cancer). Those with high grade dysplasia are more likely to progress and should be removed with adequate benign tissue resection margins.

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Dermatologist told me dysplastic moles do not turn cancerous and only high dysplasia ones should be removed in case pathologist undiagnosed? Is true?

Basically. If your dermatologist is confident that a particular nevus is dysplastic and not melanoma, leave it on. Keep an eye on your skin. Folks with dysplastic nevi are at greater risk for melanomas. Stay vigilant and you'll be okay. Read more...