Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Home Care warning signs Prevention Outlook Underlying Cause Anatomy

New Skin Mole Outlook

What to expect with a skin mole:

  • Skin moles do not disappear.
  • Skin moles do not require treatment.
  • Those with large moles have an increased risk of malignant melanoma.
  • Those with large numbers of moles have an increased risk of malignant melanoma.

Continue to New Skin Mole Underlying Cause

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed New Skin Mole References
  1. Muhn CY, From L, Glied M. Detection of artificial changes in mole size by skin self-examination. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2000 May;42(5 Pt 1):754-9. [10775850]
  2. Seidenari S, Pellacani G, Grana C. Colors in atypical nevi: a computer description reproducing clinical assessment. Skin Res Technol. 2005 Feb;11(1):36-41. [15691257]
  3. Tilliss TS. Examination of skin moles. Am J Dent. 1997 Aug;10(4):164-5. [9590901]
  4. Weinstock MA, Nguyen FQ, Martin RA. Enhancing skin self-examination with imaging: evaluation of a mole-mapping program. J Cutan Med Surg. 2004 Jan-Feb;8(1):1-5. [15688095]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.