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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

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

…with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma

…with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ery difficult to diagnose correctly. Clinical phenotypes of melanoma include lentigo maligna melanoma, superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, amelanotic melanoma, mucosal melanoma, and ocular melanoma….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…s. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis of melanoma is not certain. For biopsy of a lesion suspected of being melanoma. For staging of biopsy proven diagnosis of melanoma. For treatment of unresectable (Stage III, IV) or recurrent…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: References

…nd controversies, Clinics in Dermatology, 28: 311-315. Morton DL et al. (2006). Sentinel-node biopsy or nodal observation in melanoma. NEJM, 355: 1307-1317. National Cancer Institute. Melanoma Treatment (PDQ). 7 Nov 2014. Web. http:…

Screening for malignant melanoma—a critical assessment in historical perspective

Screening for malignant melanoma—a critical assessment in historical perspective

…]. The second explanation, spontaneous regression, is also plausible considering the common occurrence of that phenomenon in melanoma. Most melanomas are associated with a marked inflammatory cell infiltrate as an expression of an immunologic…

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…concise overview of general principles as well as current and future strategies for an improved early diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma Introduction Cutaneous melanoma is a highly aggressive malignant tumor of melanocytic origin with increasing…

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