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Moderate Atypia. Is It Melanoma?

I am almost 22 and have been tanning in beds since I was in a preteen. (I won't be anymore) I got the results back from a biopsy and the mole was... READ MORE

Is Surgery Necessary for Moderate Atypical Moles?

I'm 22 next week & have had numerous Melanoma scares. I've had surgery on my hand (severe atypia) & surgery on my stomach (mild... READ MORE

Is a Punch Biopsy Enough for Atypical Moles?

I had a few shave biopsies done 2 weeks ago. Two came back with mild atypia. The PA said they would do a punch biopsy to get the rest out. I asked if... READ MORE

What Does a Mole That Comes Back with a Comment 'The Peripheral and Deep Margins Are Positive' Mean?

I had a mole come back as 'melanocytic (dysplastic) nevus, compound, with architectural disorder and moderate to severe cytological atypia. (See... READ MORE

Biopsy For Suspicious Mole?

I had a suspicious mole removed from my back .The 2 biopsy reports came back as lentiginous functional nevus with severe atypical extending with in 5... READ MORE

Can I Remove This Mole With Laser, Localized Radiation or Topical Chemotherapy? (photo)

A small mole on my cheek was determined to be a melanocyte of moderate atypia. The dermatologist recommended that the rest be removed with a 2-3mm... READ MORE

Does a Facial Mole Which Was Determined by a Biopsy to Be a "Melanocyte of Moderate Atypia" Really Need to Be Removed?

A small mole on my cheek was determined to be a melanocyte of moderate atypia. The dermatologist recommended that the rest be removed with a 2-3mm... READ MORE

Is It Too Late to Re-excise a Moderate Atypia Mole?

10 months ago I had a mole removed from my back that was moderate atypia. I was supposed to have it re-excise to make sure they got it all, but I... READ MORE

Do I need to have another excision after an atypia mole was removed for biopsy?

I am 34, female. I had a mole on my lower leg shaved and sent for biopsy. The pathology result was "moderate atypica" but it also stated "biopsy... READ MORE

My dermatologist biopsied a mole and found moderate atypia cells.

My dermatologist found a moderate atypia cells on a mole after a biopsy. He is doing an extraction but it has been 7 weeks since he got the results of... READ MORE

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