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ALLMedicine™ Lentigo Maligna Melanoma Center

Research & Reviews  80 results

Risk factors for cardiovascular mortality and melanoma-specific mortality among patient...
European Journal of Cancer Prevention : the Official Jour... Elshanbary AA, Zaazouee MS et. al.

May 20th, 2021 - This study aims to identify the risk factors for cardiovascular mortality in melanoma patients. Data of melanoma patients were obtained from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. We used Person's chi-square test to assess the r...

Flat scalp melanoma dermoscopic and reflectance confocal microscopy features correspond...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Garbarino F, Pampena R et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Dermoscopy and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) features of scalp melanoma according to lesion location and histopathology have not been fully investigated. To reveal dermoscopic and RCM features of scalp melanoma according to lesion location...

Comparing the characteristics and predicting the survival of patients with head and nec...
BMC Cancer; Ding Y, Jiang R et. al.

Apr 18th, 2021 - Previous studies reported cutaneous melanoma in head and neck (HNM) differed from those in other regions (body melanoma, BM). Individualized tools to predict the survival of patients with HNM or BM remain insufficient. We aimed at comparing the ch...

Lentiginous melanoma (lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma) in Australia: clini...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Collgros H, Rodriguez-Lomba E et. al.

Jan 28th, 2021 - Lentiginous melanoma or lentigo maligna is a slow-growing type of melanoma frequently arising in sun-damaged skin and often first diagnosed in the elderly. Few studies report long-term follow-up. To define characteristics of lentiginous melanoma i...

Handheld reflectance confocal microscopy: Personalized and accurate presurgical delinea...
Head & Neck; Elshot YS, Zupan-Kajcovski B et. al.

Nov 25th, 2020 - The surgical treatment of lentigo maligna melanoma is associated with high rates of local recurrence. Handheld reflectance confocal microscopy (HH-RCM) allows for in vivo presurgical detection of subclinical lentigo maligna (melanoma) (LM/LMM). A ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Lentigo...
Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland); Robinson M, Primiero C et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Lentigo maligna (LM) is a subtype of melanoma in situ that usually occurs in sun-damaged skin and is characterised by an atypical proliferation of melanocytes within the basal epidermis. If left untreated, LM can develop into invasive melanoma, te...

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News  11 results

Sore on head
MDedge Family Medicine;

Mar 7th, 2019 - The FP suspected that this was a skin cancer with ulceration and pigmentation. The differential diagnosis included pigmented basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.

Growing spot on nose
MDedge Family Medicine;

Feb 28th, 2019 - The FP was concerned that this could be melanoma. He used his dermatoscope and saw suspicious patterns that included polygonal lines and circle-within-circle patterns.

Fast Five Quiz: Are You Able to Identify and Treat Melanomas?

Jun 2nd, 2015 - The four major types of melanoma, classified according to growth pattern, are: Superficial spreading melanoma. Constitutes approximately 70% of melanomas; usually flat but may become irregular and elevated in later stages; the lesions average 2 cm...

What Is This Large, Oddly Pigmented “Freckle”?

Feb 4th, 2015 - DISCUSSION Lentigo maligna (LM), also known as Hutchinson freckle, is a type of melanoma in situ that is typically seen on sun-exposed skin. It has indistinct margins with predominantly brown and black coloration.

Clues for When to Suspect High-Mitotic-Rate Melanoma

Aug 21st, 2014 - For the first time, clinical characteristics of high mitotic rate melanomas have been linked to histopathologic changes. The findings could aid in clinical decision-making and the earlier identification of these types of aggressive cancers, resear...

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