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Use of and intentions to use dermoscopy among physicians in the United States

Use of and intentions to use dermoscopy among physicians in the United States

…rocedures which may impact their productivity and bottom line. Given that dermoscopy significantly improves the diagnosis of melanoma and the cost of treating melanoma is reduced when detected early, routine dermoscopic screening for individuals at…

Patient with confirmed LEOPARD syndrome developing multiple myeloma

Patient with confirmed LEOPARD syndrome developing multiple myeloma

…r a mutation of the CDKN2a gene, which was not found. Discussion We report the first case of a LEOPARD patient with multiple melanomas. Two previous LEOPARD patients with melanoma have been described: a 62-year-old woman, who developed a melanoma

The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

…ytic neoplasia, there are a variety of melanocytic nevi [15] and a variety of melanomas, e.g., melanoma in situ, superficial melanoma, and melanoma, but there is no dysplastic nevus. Likely causes for the formation of false mythical conclusions…

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