Do you get random atypical moles? If you do, it’s important you have them checked. You may think that atypical moles, also known as dysplastic nevi, are common, but they also resemble melanoma. Because of this reasons, it’s important that if you have moles developing on your body in random places, you give our experience dermatologists a call immediately.

What is dysplastic nevi?

Dysplastic nevi is another name for atypical moles. These moles are usually benign, but because they’re very similar to melanoma, we highly urge you to make an appointment as soon as you notice a new mole appear on your skin.

Who develops dysplastic nevi?

Many individuals will have plenty of atypical moles grow on their skin throughout their lifetime; however, if you’re an individual who has had multiple moles test positive for melanoma, it’s urgent you take care of getting your atypical moles removed as soon as you notice them develop. These moles are usually very easy to spot, as they are usually raised and a tan, brown or pink color. And according to Cancer.gov, people who have more than 50 common moles have a greater chance than others of developing a dangerous type of skin cancer known as melanoma. Most common moles do not turn into melanoma.

Contact us for an appointment.

Are you worried you may have atypical moles? If so, it’s time for you to contact the leading dermatologist in Boulder, CO at Azeal Dermatology today. We can diagnose your moles and create a plan of treatment. Call us today or schedule an appointment online!