Moles are colored or dark spots on the skin that can range from different shapes and sizes and places on the body. CMN Syndrome can cause a tumor to grow, which can be very dangerous. And also, another risk of CMN Syndrome is it can stop development completely. Malignant Melanoma is a form of skin cancer, which people have a bigger chance of getting if they have larger marks on their body. This causes those people to stay out of the sun most of the time, and use lots of sunscreen. A child that has CMN, the cancer for them is 10 times as hard on the body than it normally would be, and the cancer could end up being treat-less. Ciera has the possibility of getting cancer as well, “ Sun-cream is like my best friend, I have to be extremely careful to make sure i’m protected on hot days.I use high factor cream a and don’t spend to much time in the sun.”
Majority of CMN Syndrome is because of a mutated gene. CMN is known as Congenital Melanocytic Naevus. It is a type of birthmark that may appear in newborn babies. CMN in most of cases almost grow in proportion to the child. In simpler words, they usually continue to cover the restricted area of skin at which they are present at the time of birth. In mostly cases, the CMN becomes lighten at some degree in the first few years of life. But, generally it appears to happen more in children with light or red hair and pale skin rather then the children with darker hair and skin colour. This is not the whole but the main story is when she started telling us how people treated her in public places and school. Click next to read her story!