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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

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A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may devel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma

…a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may devel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

Initial Evaluation: Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) The eponym Bowen’’s disease is used to describe squamous cell carcinoma in situ on any cutaneous surface except the glans penis. It bears several clinical features: Un…

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Melanoma: Key Points

Key Points The therapy of malignant melanoma is determined by the histopathologic features (primarily tumor thickness, ulceration, regression, and mitotic index), by the location of the tumor, by the presence of regional or distant metastases and by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…ecommended excision margins: European (Leiter U, et al. 2010) Melanoma in situ 0.5 cm 0.5 cm Breslow < 1 mm thickness 1 cm Breslow 1-2 mm 1-2 cm Breslow < 2 mm thickness 1 cm Breslow > 2 mm thickness 2 cm (at least) 2 cm Melanoma in situ sho…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: References

…ferences Balch CM et al (2009) Final version of the 2009 AJCC Melanoma staging and classification, JCO, 27: 6199-6206. Chapman PB, Hauschild A, Robert C, et al (2011) Improved survival with vemurafenib in melanoma with BRAF V600E mutation, N Engl J M…

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Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…th >75 atypical nevi No family history of atypical nevi or melanoma Presents for an evaluation of a “”new mole”” that rapidly developed on the right leg A full-body skin examination is performed and does not identify any other suspicio…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Melanoma frequently presents as an asymmetric pigmented lesion with an irregular scalloped border and uneven pigmentation. Some of the lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly pigme…

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