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What does biopsy of a suspicious mole showing Abnormal cells, mean?

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If a scrape procedure is done on a suspicious mole and lab results come back severe with abnormal cells but not a melanoma....does this mean another surgery must be done with a wider margin of tissue removed?
Posted Sun, 19 Jan 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Haseena Hamdani 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Yes. Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to health Care Magic, If Biopsy of a suspicious mole is showing Abnormal cells, it means it is precancerous stage of Melanoma. it is very easy to cure by surgical Excision with a wide margin of healthy cells. It has very good prognosis at this stage. Best Wishes, Dr H Hamdani
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