Could My Sun Spot be Melanoma Skin Cancer?

If your sun spot has some or all of the features listed below, you should see your doctor. You may need to see a dermatologist to further evaluate your sun spot.

●Asymmetry

●Border irregularities

●Color variation (ie different colors within the same area)

●Diameter greater than 6 mm

●Evolution or enlargement (ie color change, change in shape, or symptoms like itchiness or tenderness)

Inline image 1

Learning about the ABCs of Melanoma Skin Cancer: http://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/abcds-of-melanoma-skin-cancer

Full Article: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=199929

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: