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about 50 years before beginning to fade. Some moles disappear completely, and some never lighten at all. Some moles develop stalks that raise them above the skin’s surface; these moles eventually drop off. To read more, click here

naevus (plural: naevi)

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

dysplastic naevus

A mole with irregular shape and patchy colour.