Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The order of things and the classification of melanoma

Editorial Melanoma is a fascinating disease. It appears in a myriad of forms. No two melanomas look alike; every melanoma is unique morphologically. Like other biologic phenomena it is highly complex and diverse in its forms of appearance. Scientist…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Abstract Melanoma arising in a nevus spilus is rare. There are two distinct types of nevus spilus characterized by macular or papular speckles, respectively. We report the case of a melanoma that arose in association with a giant nevus spilus maculo…