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Children can be born with pigmented moles called congenital nevi. The goal of giant nevi removal is to eliminate these pigmented moles.
In preparing for giant nevi removal surgery, your plastic surgeon may recommend:
Surgery to remove a giant congenital nevus is typically performed in a hospital or licensed ambulatory surgery setting, and will likely use general anesthesia. Children undergoing surgery will need to be closely monitored at home for healing and general recovery from anesthesia.