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Hello,
I am very concerned about one of my moles and have an appt with a dermatologist scheduled 3 weeks from now. It is long 3 weeks of waiting... So, I decided to post my question here and see wether I need to try to get an appt sooner.
A year ago I had a biopsy of 2 moles. One of them turned out to be severely atypical (and was completely removed) and the other one (on my back) was mildly atypical and the doctor said that it is safe to leave it untreated. On 6 months appt everything looked fine, but about a month ago I noticed that the mole changed. It is a little hard to see it (it's on my back), but it got lighter and smaller. Should I be terribly worried and this is something that needs to be shown to the doctor right away (in this case I will try to get an appt sooner that 3 weeks). I am driving myself nuts and loosing sleep over this story.
Thank you very much. I would appreciate your response.
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replied September 23rd, 2010
It is impossible for me to tell you, accurately, whether or not this mole is dysplastic, or has progressed to form a melanoma. Given your history, however, any moles that have changes in size or shape or color should be removed.


Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS


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replied September 28th, 2010
Thanks you, Dr. Wascher, for your reply. I am seeing my dermatologist in a week...
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replied August 8th, 2012
papillary cores
Respected sir My Mother Case History As Given Kindly Advice

Section reveals a cores of breast parenchyma showing intra ductal papillary neoplasm composed of
papillary cores.The cells show mild atypia. No necrosis or increased mitotic activity is seen.

SMA: Positive in myoepithelial cells

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