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Research & Reviews 83 results
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology; Bustos MA, Hoon DSB
Jan 16th, 2022 - In their article in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Conway et al. (2021) show the significance of the CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) subclass in early-stage invasive primary melanomas, particularly in the lentigo maligna melanoma...
Dec 8th, 2021 - Practice Essentials A melanoma is a tumor produced by the malignant transformation of melanocytes. Melanocytes are derived from the neural crest; consequently, melanomas, although they usually occur on the skin (see the image below), can arise in ...
Dec 8th, 2021 - A melanoma is a tumor produced by the malignant transformation of melanocytes. Melanocytes are derived from the neural crest; consequently, melanomas, although they usually occur on the skin (see the image below), can arise in other locations wher...
PloS One; Chen KJ, Li FZ et. al.
Oct 8th, 2021 - Heat shock proteins can protect against stress-associated cellular challenges, but they can also protect some tumors from human immune system monitoring. Heat shock protein 105 (HSP105/110) is a high molecular weight protein whose expression has b...
Clinics in Plastic Surgery; Franke JD, Woolford KM et. al.
Sep 11th, 2021 - Lentigo maligna (LM) is a melanocytic neoplasm found on chronically sun-exposed areas of the body, particularly the head and neck. It commonly occurs in the elderly and has been referred to as a "senile freckle." It has also been termed "Hutchinso...
Guidelines 1 results
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...
News 12 results
Sep 25th, 2019 - Mohs micrographic surgery was associated with improved survival compared with traditional excision in early invasive melanoma, a retrospective study indicated. Among more than 70,000 stage I patients in a national database, univariable analysis sh...
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.
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.
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...
Jan 14th, 2011 - ORLANDO - Standard surgical margins often are inadequate for lentigo maligna; instead, perimeter excision techniques or Mohs surgery is preferable because these approaches consistently provide high cure rates, according to Dr. Basil S.