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ALLMedicine™ Lentigo Maligna Melanoma Center

Research & Reviews  83 results

Prognostic Utility of CpG Island Hypermethylated Phenotype in Early-Stage Invasive Prim...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2021.12.013
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...

Melanoma
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1295718-overview

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 ...

Melanoma
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1295718-print

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...

HSP105 expression in cutaneous malignant melanoma: Correlation with clinicopathological...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8496777
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...

Lentigo Maligna.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2021.06.007
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...

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Guidelines  1 results

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Lentigo...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000502470
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  12 results

Mohs Tied to Better OS in Early Invasive Melanoma
https://www.medpagetoday.com/dermatology/skincancer/82380

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...

Sore on head
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/195852/oncology/sore-head?channel=263
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
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/195309/oncology/growing-spot-nose?channel=263
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?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/845518_2

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...

Experts Prefer Mohs for Lentigo Maligna
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/20016/melanoma/experts-prefer-mohs-lentigo-maligna
Damian McNamara

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.

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