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What to Do if You Suspect a Mole of Melanoma

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Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome
Dysplastic nevus syndrome is also known as atypical mole syndrome. It can describe unusual moles and multiple types of melanoma. This condition is usually inherited and comes from someone in the family. The condition is determined by several things:

Two or more clinically atypical moles or nevi

  • More than 100 moles between the ages of 20 and 50
  • More than 50 moles in patients under the age of 20
  • Two or more moles in the buttocks
  • Any moles on the scalp
  • Any moles or lesions in the iris of the eye
  • Screening for dysplastic nevus syndrome usually begins around 10 years of age by examining all of the skin on the body. Pancreatic cancer has been found to link with dysplastic nevus synd

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