A benign mole is a small (less than 6 mm) macule or papule with a well-defined border and homogeneous beige or pink to dark brown pigment. They represent benign melanocytic growths.

Image not available.Normal mole (nevus)
. (Reproduced, with permission, from Bondi EE, Jegasothy BV, Lazarus GS [editors]. DermatologyDiagnosis & Treatment. Originally published by Appleton & Lange. Copyright © 1991 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.)













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