Nevus + Mole Removal

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Repigmentation Occurring Six Months After a Dysplastic Nevus (With Severe Changes) Removed?

Today, at my follow up, my dermatologist re-excised the pigmentation that returned in the center of the scar left from the first excision. My first... READ MORE

I'm 18 yrs old, Permanent Removal Options for Hairy Nevus Birthmark? (photo)

Since birth, I've had a hairy nevus birthmark on my left cheek. It is relatively small, about an inch long and half an inch wide. I'm now 18 and I'm... READ MORE

What is Atypical Spitzoid Nevus?

Mole came back as atypical spitzoid nevus and now I have to go to a surgeon. The nurse made it sound serious but said the surgeon would explain more. READ MORE

Do I need a sentinel lymph node biopsy after (diagnosis and excision of) a Spitz naevus? (Photo)

Three months ago a shave biopsy was histologically diagnosed as a Spitz naevus. My dermatologist says it is benign and cannot turn malignant. However,... READ MORE

My child was diagnosed 3 years ago with severe dysplastic nevi on his face. Should we do the surgery? A Florida Family

The extremely highly regarded board-certified MOH dermatologist told us after he had removed it that at first glance he thought it was melanoma. He... READ MORE

I'm Afraid my "Non-diagnosis" Will Affect my Follow Up and Treatment. I Possibly Have Melanoma?

A shave bx for a lesion on my back revealed a dysplastic nevus with severe changes. It reappeared in the same spot, and was bx'd again. This time, a... READ MORE

Can severe dysplastic Nevus turn into Melanoma after a year not being treated properly?

I have had melinoma insitu 4 years ago and also have regular skin checks every 6 month with recurrent severe and moderate dysplastic Nevis. At a... READ MORE

Recurrent nevus atypical (Photo)

Had a nevus removed by shaving, came back benign (compound) nevus. In 3 weeks after scab fell off, black spot (darker than original) appeared on... READ MORE

Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome? How is This Diagnosed?

I saw my GP yesterday about my moles and he referred me to a plastic surgeon to biopsy of 2 of them (on back and on 5th web space of hand). As part of... READ MORE

I had an Intradermal Nevus removed from my right buttcheek in '09 and it has slowly returned.

What I would like to know is if I should get another excision should the skin involved in the area be removed to ensure that it won't return a third... READ MORE

Mole / nevus removed over 2 months ago, still bulgy and pink. (Photo)

Hello, I had benign mole (verruca seborrhoica) removed from my forehead by scooping out with co2 coagulation. Now, I see it's still bulgy and visible... READ MORE

Moderate and severe atypia. Prognosis?

I am 35 y.o. with a history of severely atypical nevus (removed 5 years ago). I had another biopsy done recently and it showed that I have a mole with... READ MORE

Looking for more info on a "severely atypical compound melanocytic nevus."

On July 7, a dermatologist removed a small freckle/mole from my left calf. It was about 2 mm in diameter. It came back as severely atypical. It was... READ MORE

Is re-excision of mildly atypical nevus necessary?

15 months after biopsy it is extremely difficult for dermatologist to even detect site as there is a very small scar but no pigmentation. Is... READ MORE

A biopsy on my mole came back moderately atypical Nevus. Is it necessary to have an excision done on it?

I had biopsies done on two moles. The one on my back I had excised due to it being classified as moderate to severe atypical Nevus. However the one on... READ MORE

Mild to moderate nevus cells from biopsy- should I wait or excise for clear margins?

I've just had a mole on my back removed and the results were mild to moderate abnormal nevus cells. The dermatologist wants to excise the margins to... READ MORE

Is this normal? (Photo)

I had a tan mole removed a month ago came back an atypical compound nevus with mild melanocytic dysplasia and a couple weeks after spotty black spots... READ MORE

What is the best treatment option for nevus spilus and moles? (photos)

I have two moles and a nevus spilus mark on my leg that I've had since birth. I suffered with body dismorphia and tried to self remove one of the... READ MORE

Blue Nevus mole removal on face. How long will the scar be and what direction? How long does the healing process take? (Photo)

I have a blue nevus mole on the side of my cheek that is 4mm in diameter. I'm deciding if I should have this removed via excision or leave it as is. I... READ MORE

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