Skip to Content
Illustration copyright 2000 by
Nucleus Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
The most important warning sign
for melanoma is a change in size, shape, or color of a
mole or other skin growth, such as a birthmark. One of the things to watch for
Asymmetry means that one half of the mole or skin
growth doesn't match the other half. Call your doctor if you notice asymmetry
in a mole or other skin growth.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
© Copyright 2017 Rush Copley Medical Center • 2000 Ogden Avenue; Aurora, IL 60504
Main: 630-978-6200 • Physician Referral & Information: 630-978-6700 or 866-4COPLEY (866-426-7539)