Essay on The ABCD Rule: Diagnosing Skin Cancer

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Explain the ABCD rule .
The ABCD rule are the rules to be used to diagnose early cancerous formation on the epidermis. a mole can be considered if any of the ABCD moles can be found
"A" stands for asymmetry when two sides of the pigmented spot or mole do not match
"B" border irregularity , the borders of the lesion are not smooth but exhibit indentations
"C" color the pigmented spot contains areas of different colors(black,brown,tans and sometimes blues and reds )
"D"; diameter. The spot is larger than 6 millimeters in diameters.
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