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The information below shows a list of types of Nevus, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.
|Disease||Prevalence Estimate||US people estimate||Statistic Used for Calculation|
|Vascular nevus||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Pigmented nevus||N/A||N/A||No information|
|Mole||N/A||N/A||common; most people have 10-40 moles.|
For more information about types of Nevus, refer to our section on types of Nevus.
The medical term 'prevalence' of Nevus usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Nevus at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Nevus is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.
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