Search Results for: melanoma

The role of dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy follow-up in the clinical diagnosis of melanoma: clinical and dermoscopic features of 99 consecutive primary melanomas

The role of dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy follow-up in the clinical diagnosis of melanoma: clinical and dermoscopic features of 99 consecutive primary melanomas

…psy (incisional or excisional) were excluded from the study as well as melanoma recurrences or cutaneous metastases of prior melanomas. All melanomas diagnosed between January 2010 and December 2013 that met inclusion criteria for the study were…

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

…reflects the deep extent of the tumour at presentation. The prognosis seems to correlate with tumour thickness as with other melanoma subtypes [5,6]. Balloon cell melanoma has been reported arising in the dermal component of superficial spreading…

Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

…following terms, CSLM, Laser microscope*, Confocal microscope*, Confocal scanning microscope*, Microscopy, confocal (MeSH), Melanoma (MeSH), Melanoma*, Hutchinson* freckle, Nevus, Nevi, Mole*, Skin cancer*, Cutaneous neoplasm*, Skin neoplasms…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…Spitzoid melanoma according to Barnhill’s classification, 2006 [19]. Our histopathological diagnosis was pediatric Spitzoid melanoma (melanoma over a Spitz nevus). The dermoscopic differential diagnosis between pyogenic granuloma and nodular…

A tiny invasive melanoma: a case report with dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

A tiny invasive melanoma: a case report with dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

…xcised in a specialized university dermatology department over four years, 34 out of a total of 103 melanocytic lesions were melanomas [12], and of those 34 melanomas only 11 (32.4%) were asymmetrical. This supports the need to assess small PSLs…

Acral melanoma with hyperkeratosis mimicking a pigmented wart

Acral melanoma with hyperkeratosis mimicking a pigmented wart

…ginous malignant melanoma. Br J Dermatol. 1999;141(2):370-2. 3. Dalmau J, Abellaneda C, Puig S, Zaballos P, Malvehy J. Acral melanoma simulating warts: dermoscopic clues to prevent missing a melanoma. Dermatol Surg. 2006;32(3):1072-8. 4. Yamamoto M,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Recurrence of Melanoma?

…n its entirety. Parenthetically, authors of articles about this subject often define local recurrence as the appearance of a melanoma within 2 to 5 cm of the primary site. Those melanomas, however, represent satellite metastases, not persistence of…