naevus is a multi colour (usually brown/black) lesion, benign growth
of our skin, can be present at birth or may appear later. Some of our
naevuses are permanent, others may grow with the child growth or
disappear. Most naevuses are harmless, do not require treatment.
naevus can also be dangerous!
is one of the most common malignant tumor disease nowadays. The
number of patients continuously grow, for the last 20 years, more
than doubled. Time is one of the most important factors in melanoma
treatment, so it is recommended the regular examination by a
specialist dermatologist. If any naevuses of us we can see something
change (e.g., change the size, color, shape, itching, bleeding,
sudden onset, etc.,) immediately seek medical advice. From naevuses
often develops cancerous lesions. Skin is our only organ, whose
malignant lesions can be shown at the earliest stage. The early
detection of the melanoma and the removal in time is the best way to
get the highest possible healing rate achieved. The naevus
examination is done by dermatoscope in our consulting room is such a
painless examination that makes it possible to trace the innate and
atrichia of the naevuses. The dermatoscope is a magnifying device
that allows the pigment network structure to be examined at 10-50x
is advised to have a regular naevus screening?
regular naevus examination is recommended for all people, but is
specifically important for those who: the family history of
occurred melanoma/other skin tumor, there was a skin tumor before,
born with a large dark brown hairy naevus, more minor congenital
birthmark, especially if after birth has received blue light
treatment because of the jaundice, a lot of birthmark you notice that
one/more birthmark changed, regularly irritated, damaged the
birthmark (sports, clothing) some kind of sensation, a complaint
caused by any birthmark, naevus on hidden cuts (sex-organ area, belly
button, ear canal, hairy head), blond/red hair, bright blue/green
eyes, childhood sunburn suffered, burn easily-and not or only
difficult to caramelizing white skin.
signs may be issued a warning the malignant mutation of naevouses?
growing, it changes the limit, start to spread on the skin surface,
become outstanding an thickened. The shape became asymmetric. Changes
the colour. Pigmentation will be uneven, black, dark brown, light
brown, bluish-gray, red, white shades may appear. It starts to
itching, sore, starts bleeding.
often the naevus examination is required?
every year, however in the case of presence of atypical moles, 3-6
month may be necessary for the photo-documentation supplemented video
dermatoscope scan. Of high priorityt the self-examination of the
naevuses, that is recommended every 4-6 weeks after to wash using the
mirror, your comb is performed. Especially important is the hidden
skin surfaces e.g., curves, soles, toes connected with, hairy head of