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Concerned with pathology report

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      Hello! I wanted to see if anyone has had a path report like mine and what was your outcome.

      Skin, left abdomen 2 mm punch biopsy:
      Junctional melanocytic nevus with architectural disorder and severe cytologic atypia; present at lateral margin.

      COMMENT: Scattered pagetoid spread is noted. This is a small biopsy from a large (1 cm) lesion, and focal early transformation to melanoma in situ cannot be entirely excluded. Adequate complete removal is recommended for full histologic evaluation and treatment.

      I have an odd looking mole that they biopsied and the results are above. I have a “normal” large mole directly below this one and the dermatologist felt it “looked fine”. I also have a smaller barely light pink mole to the left of the abnormal one that is “newer” and frankly I didn’t mention it to her and she didn’t look at it. I feel like I want to see a different doctor. I understand I need the one with the biopsy removed. Has anyone had anything similar and have a different outcome once the entire mole was sent? Should I press to have the other 2 biopsied?
      I don’t like the uncertainty of it all.

      Thanks so much!

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