Assessing Skin Lesions with ABCDE

by Cathy Parkes September 12, 2022

Assess any skin lesions for potential cancerous changes using ABCDE.

Assess any skin lesions for potential cancerous changes using ABCDE.

  • A = Asymmetry
  • B = Border (irregular)
  • C = Color variation
  • D = Diameter (width > 6 mm
  • E = Evolving (change in appearance or new bleeding).


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