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Melanoma takes many forms

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Melanoma does not always present itself as a textbook example.

The patient above had a pink, inconspicuous growth on her chest that looked like a bug bite.

My patient below had a tiny tan and brown growth above his lip that looked like a ruptured hair follicle.

melanoma above lip

After I did biopsies on both of these lesions, the lab results proved they were melanomas.

For more photos that demonstrate the many different looks of melanoma, visit the signs and symptoms of melanoma from the American Academy of Dermatology.

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