Melanoma ABCDE’s!

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Remember the ABCDE’s when examining your child’s moles: Get Evaluated!

Asymmetry: Is one side of the mole different than the other?

Border irregularity: Are the edges ragged or irregular?

Color variation: Is the mole getting darker? Is part of it changing color or does it contain several colors?

Diameter: Is the mole bigger than ¼ inch?

Evolution: Is the mole growing in width or height?

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