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“Traditionally, local recurrence of melanoma is considered to be the appearance of melanoma foci within 5 cm of the primary excision site. This includes metastatic melanoma involving the primary excision site, satellites, and intransit metastases.” Allen RE, Epstein WL. Melanoma therapy. Clin Dermatol 1992;10:317-325. “Local recurrence was defined as a recurrence within 2 cm of […]