What is a benign lesion?
A Benign skin lesion is non-cancerous and non-spreading abnormal tissue that is generally not threatening to your health. These skin lesions may still need to be removed due to their location, size and appearance.
What is a malignant lesion?
A malignant lesion has been determined to be cancerous after a biopsy and is characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor). This lesion would be dangerous to your health and thus would need to be surgically removed. Continued Below...