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Melanocytic nevus

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A melanocytic nevus is a type of lesion that contains nevus cells (a type of melanocyte). Some sources equate the term mole with "melanocytic nevus". ... A mole can be either subdermal (un...

Moles, Freckles, Skin Tags: Types, Causes, Treatments - WebMD

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Oct 27, 2014 ... Learn about moles, freckles, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, and lentigines and their relationships to your skin. Find out what they look like and ...

Gallery of Skin Cancer Images | American Cancer Society

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A normal mole, like the one pictured here, is usually an evenly colored brown, tan , or black spot on the skin. It can be either flat or raised, round or oval.

Mole Removal Surgery, Home Remedies & Treatments

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Jun 2, 2016 ... Learn about ways to get rid of moles (nevi), how to reduce scars from mole ... moles, and how to monitor your skin for melanoma (skin cancer).

Moles: What to Look for, When to Worry | Everyday Health

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Dec 19, 2013 ... If you have a skin mole or if your mole hurts, you may think it's a skin cancer. Learn when to be suspicious about a skin mole and see your ...

Pictures of abnormal moles | Cancer Research UK

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Oct 21, 2015 ... You can find pictures below of abnormal moles that may be developing into melanoma skin cancer and also pictures of melanomas.

Moles Causes - Mayo Clinic

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Moles are caused when cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters or clumps. Melanocytes are distributed throughout your skin and produce melanin, ...

Common Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, and Risk of Melanoma - National ...

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A common mole is a growth on the skin that develops when pigment cells ( melanocytes) grow in clusters. Most adults have between 10 and 40 common moles.

Moles - NHS Choices

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Introduction. Moles are small coloured spots on the skin made up of cells called melanocytes, which produce the colour (pigment) in your skin. The scientific ...

Causes of Skin Moles - How Skin Moles Work | HowStuffWorks

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Moles are common skin growths that result from a natural process in the skin. Melanin is the natural pigment that gives skin, hair and the irises of the eyes their  ...

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Types of skin moles and how to know if they're safe | SkinVision

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A mole or nevus is a dark, raised spot on our skin comprised of skin cells that have grown in a group rather than individually. These cells are called melanocytes ...

Moles Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What causes moles, and ...

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Nov 12, 2015 ... What causes moles, and what are risk factors for developing moles? ... Skin with more sun exposure tends to have more moles. However ...

Moles | American Academy of Dermatology

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Moles are common. Almost every adult has a few moles. Adults who have light skin often have more moles. They may have 10 to 40 moles on their skin. This is ...