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Self Skin Examination Why is it so critical?

Self skin examination are very critical. The reasons are

  • Most melanomas appear in areas there were no pre-existing moles.
  • Nodular Melanomas have an aggressive growth pattern, they grow about 0.49mm depth per month (compared to superificial spreading melanomas which grow at 0.12mm depth per month). So picking up a changing mole is vital to survival.
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