What is an atypical nevus? (Plural=nevi)
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.