Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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New Mole Risk Factors

Risk factors for skin moles include:

  • Elderly
  • Fair skin
  • Family history of skin moles
  • Exposure to the sun

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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