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Common Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, and the Risk of Melanoma

What is a common mole? Common moles are skin growths that occur when pigment cells (melanocytes), grow in large clusters. Common moles can be found in most adults, with between 10-40. These moles are most commonly found above the waist in areas that are exposed to the sun. They are …

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