Melanoma pictures for self-examination
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Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer. It often can be cured if found early. These melanoma pictures can help show you what to look for.

The American Academy of Dermatology advises watching skin spots for:

  • Asymmetry.
  • Border irregularity.
  • Color changes.
  • Diameter greater than 1/4 inch (about 6 millimeters).
  • Evolving.

Follow the guide above, called the ABCDE guide, to see if a mole or spot on the skin might be melanoma.

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