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.Atypical moles are different from the average mole. They are often flat, larger than a pencil eraser, have a non-round, irregular shape, and may contain more than one color – including tans, browns, reds, and pinks.
Atypical moles can be a precursor to melanoma and should be monitored for change. The chance for flat moles turning into cancer increases for people with four or more atypical moles, melanoma, or a close relative with melanoma.
For more information, visit the American Academy of Dermatology at www.aad.org/skin-conditions