6yr old child has 5mm raised mole. Present for many years. Mole is light - medium brown with pin head size darker area. Over last month no changes. Hair in mole is this a cause for worry.
Leave it alone. There's nothing to suggest malignancy. Hair present actually speaks against an concern. Show the physician on the next visit. All pigmented lesions in kids do need to be checked; i'm glad you're monitoring it closely.
No Don't worry. All the pigmented moles need close monitoring . Hairy nevus has very low malignant transformation, especially on 6 yr old excision is advised mostly for cosmetic reason .
Sorry asked earlier but want to clarify. 6yr old with 5mm raised mole pin head size dark spot on mole. No change over one month. Hair in mole (4 or 5). Mole present for yrs. Any cause to worry?
No. No cause for worry, but this should be re-examined when back to doctor for checkups. Read more...
Mole. Hairs are often found in congenital nevi (birth marks) . The fact that it is two toned (brown with a tiny black area) warrants an examination by a dermatologist. Read more...