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dysplastic naevus

A mole with irregular shape and patchy colour.

naevus (plural: naevi)

A small dark spot on the skin that arises from skin cells called melanocytes. Also called a mole….

News: World experts launch lifesaving melanoma research centre

…“The new Centre for Research Excellence will allow us to more systematically study how naevi change over the lifetime. “Our work will document the naevus life cycle and how this varies according to age, sex and body site, and will…

Melanoma

…A history of childhood tanning and sunburn Lots of moles (naevi) – more than 10 moles above the elbow on the arms and more than 100 on the body Moles with irregular shape and uneven colour (dysplastic naevi) A previous…

Skin cancer

…body or moles with an irregular shape and uneven colour (dysplastic naevi). A previous skin cancer or family history of skin cancer. Certain skin conditions such as sunspots. People with olive or very dark skin have more protection against UV…

Sun Protection

…body Moles with an irregular shape and uneven colour (dysplastic naevi). A previous or family history of skin cancer. Certain conditions such as sunspots. Most skin cancers can be successfully treated if found early. But without treatment, skin cancer can…