Overview

What Is a Congenital Nevus?

What Is a Congenital Nevus?

A congenital nevus is a birthmark that is a mole. Unlike other birthmarks, these moles don't usually disappear and may grow larger over time. Doctors consider these moles risky because they can become cancerous later in life.

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Treatment for Congenital Nevi

Treatments for congenital nevi include the following:
  • Primary nevus excision (cutting the mole off)
  • Tissue expansion
  • Laser resurfacing

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