Congenital Mole

Typically moles develop after birth. But about 1 percent of people are born with a mole, called a congenital mole. These moles vary in size, and increases a person’s risk of developing skin cancer.

Also see Atypical Mole above, and our article: What to Look for When Evaluating Skin Moles

For more information, visit the American Academy of Dermatology at