Case 2

A 50-year-old man presents to your office because he recently noticed a mole on his right cheek. He is unsure how long the lesion has been present. The borders are slightly irregular, and a central black region among various shades of brown is noted. You estimate the mole to measure approximately 6 mm in diameter. The patient states that the lesion does not itch or bleed and is not painful. His medical history includes diabetes mellitus, and his social history includes 30 pack-years of smoking. He has worked on construction sites since age 18 years.

Can you diagnose the condition in Case 2?

A. Congenital nevus
B. Recurrent nevus
C. Melanoma
D. Dysplastic nevus

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