A small dark spot on the skin that arises from skin cells called melanocytes. Also called a mole….
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A mole with irregular shape and patchy colour.
What is known? The strongest known risk factor for melanoma is having many moles (also called “naevi”). Accurate classification of mole density is therefore important in epidemiologic studies of melanoma risk. Self-reported estimates of mole density have been used in…