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?

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

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