Does this mole look like it could be nodular melanoma? (photos)
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Is this melanoma?
Thanks for your question.
There is a variety of melanoma called a desmoplastic melanoma that can have this appearance. If your mole is itchy, bleeding, you have a family history of melanoma, or you have had blistering sunburns in your youth, it is more likely to be a melanoma. I would recommend an excisional biopsy (taken right out) of the mole to really make the diagnosis.Hope this helps!
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