Skin cancers

Genes determine naevus count and dermoscopic appearance in melanoma

Melanoma risk is better predicted by the numbers of naevi in distinct categories such as non-specific, reticular and globular rather than total body naevus counts (TNC), according to Queensland research. In a review of dermoscopic images for 27,221 naevi ≥5mm in diameter from 1266 individuals, researchers at the UQ Diamantina Institute also uncovered the specific ...

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