Congenital Nevus (moles)

Congenital Nevus (moles)

    Congenital Nevus (moles) A congenital nevus, “mole”, “birthmark”, is a nest of pigmented cells called melanocytes located underneath the skin causing a discoloration.  A congenital nevus is present at birth and carries a higher rate of possible conversion to the cancer melanoma. Treatment involves either consistent monitoring at least on a yearly basis with your dermatologist or a complete surgical excision by your surgeon.  Most can be removed surgically...

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