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...
Learn about moles, freckles, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, and lentigines and
their relationships to your skin. Find out what they look like and how they're ...
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.
Moles are caused when cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters or
clumps. Melanocytes are distributed throughout your skin and produce melanin, ...
Dec 19, 2013 ... If you have a skin mole, you may wonder how to tell if it's a skin cancer. Learn
when to be suspicious about a skin mole and see your ...
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 ...
They are generally medium to dark brown but can also be skin-coloured or black.
The majority of moles are flat, relatively even in colour and regular in shape.
To find out whether it is a mole or cancer, check your skin every few months,
because most skin cancers start as irregular spots, says Ariel Ostad, MD,
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
Oct 21, 2015 ... You can find pictures below of abnormal moles that may be developing into
melanoma skin cancer and also pictures of melanomas.