Atypical nevus

What is an atypical nevus? (Plural=nevi)

All moles need to be looked at by your Dermatologist to make sure they don’t represent a more serious condition such as melanoma.It is fancy name for a common problem, the mole. 

Where do moles come from?

Moles result from an abnormal collection of melanocytes-the cells that produce the color pigment in the skin. 

Are moles something to worry about?

Moles can be a sought after “beauty mark” on the upper lip, but too many moles can cause a person to be self-conscious.  Furthermore, all moles need to be looked at by your Dermatologist to make sure they don’t represent a more serious condition such as melanoma.

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