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Melanoma Malignant Skin Cancer Symptoms

Melanoma Maligna

Melanoma Maligna Skin Cancer Symptoms

Melanoma maligna symptoms are often characterized by the appearance of a new mole or when changing the shape of the moles that long. The form of the normal moles usually have one color, round or oval-shaped, and less than 6 millimeters in diameter. While melanoma typically has features:

  1. Have more than one color
  2. Irregular shape
  3. Diameter greater than 6 mm
  4. Itch and may bleed

With ABCDE list, we can distinguish normal moles with melanoma. List of ABCDE is:
  • A (asymmetrical) melanoma has the irregular form and could not be divided equally
  • B (border) melanoma has uneven edges and rough, unlike normal moles
  • C (colour) melanomas usually are a mix of two or three colors
  • D (diameter) melanoma usually diameter greater than 6 millimeters, and different from ordinary moles
  • E (enlargement or evolution) a mole that changes shape and size after some time will usually be melanoma

Melanoma maligna can grow in any part of the body, but some parts of the body that often affected are:
  • Face
  • Hand
  • The back
  • Leg

Please note, melanoma is not always starts from a mole. Because melanoma maligna may also appear on the skin that looks normal and are rarely exposed to ultraviolet light. Melanoma maligna can also occasionally appears under the nail, in the mouth, digestive tract, urinary tract, vagina, or on the part of the eye. Meet the doctor as soon as possible if you feel anxious with one of your moles.

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