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Remaining Mole After Punch Biopsy - Can It Turn Cancerous?
hello. The punch biopsy removed a small peice of the mole and left the rest behind. The report on the biopsy says: "There are solitary and nested melanocytes in the dermis. Indvidual melanocytes have small monomorphous nuclei: Diagnosis: Intradermal melanocytic nevus." My question is, since the mole was tested as benign, what are the chances the remaining mole could turn cancerous? They said since it was benign my ins wont pay to have the rest removed.
Chances of Benign Mole Becoming Malignant
Observe for changes in the mole
Benign mole at this time does not require further removal
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Remaining Mole After a Punch Biopsy
Residual mole after biopsy
Punch biopsies are a good thing!
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