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Specimen A-INFLAMED COMPOUND DYSPLASTIC NEVUS WITH MODERATE TO SEVERE ATYPIA, MA
This is my first pathology report below. I am currently recovering from second excision. I read one post about doc saying it was almost cancer is so far accurate for me too. if there are any thoughts or just comments on this are appreciated. Thanks Gina
Specimen A-INFLAMED COMPOUND DYSPLASTIC NEVUS WITH MODERATE
TO SEVERE ATYPIA, MARGINS INVOLVED, SEE COMMENT:
Specimen A-The presence of inflammation raises the
possibility of halo/regression phenomenon. Melanocytic
proliferation extends to one tip of the specimen. Complete
re-excision is strongly recommended, due to the presence of
halo/regression phenomenon which may have attenuated the
If your doctor recommends a follow up schedule for skin checks, do it. That, and skin protection, is pretty much how we all live. I am fair and have lots of moles. I’ve had lots of removals. Lots of weird ones. Until finally, a bad one. Hopefully you will never face that situation.
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