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The most important warning sign
for melanoma is a change in size, shape, or color of a
mole or other skin growth, such as a birthmark. One of the things to watch for
is border irregularity.
Border irregularity means the edges are
ragged, notched, or blurred. Call your doctor if you notice an irregular border
on a mole or other skin growth.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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