abcde of melanoma

It is important to know melanoma signs and what to look for. The “ABCDE’s” of melanoma is a helpful way to remember how to identify it. A: Asymmetry. A is for asymmetrical shape. Look for moles with irregular shapes such as 2 very different looking halves. B: Borders. Look to see if the mole or…

dr trezona bedside manner

Amelanotic melanoma is a rare type of melanoma in which the cells do not make melanin. These skin lesions can be pink, red, purple or normal skin color, making them incredibly difficult to diagnose. They typically have an asymmetrical shape, and an irregular faintly pigmented border. Their atypical appearance usually results in delay of diagnosis,…

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