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Does black spot on leg indicate skin cancer?

Hi my husband did an echo yesterday due to a bluish hard area found in his lower left leg, the doctor figured out a black spot that was not reaching the bone neither the muscle he told him to keep an eye on it for the following week if it gets bigger he would prefer to do a biopsy. Can it be a type of skin cancer ? How dangerous is it ?
Tue, 12 Aug 2014
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Advise give by the doctor for your husband for black spot is right, the lesion changes the color and size and shape then this need to be investigated and the biopsy is the only option for this, but this happen very rarely hope this helps.
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