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ALLMedicine™ Acral Lentiginous Melanoma Center

Research & Reviews  102 results

Genetic characteristics and response to systemic therapies of acral lentiginous melanom...
Journal of the National Medical Association; Jamerson T, Rebecca VW et. al.

Sep 13th, 2021 - Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is an aggressive subtype of cutaneous malignant melanomas that accounts for 50-80% of melanomas in ethnic minorities. Studies on the genetic profile of these tumors largely result from cohorts in Europe, Asia, and ...

Survival differences in acral lentiginous melanoma according to socioeconomic status an...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Yan BY, Barilla S et. al.

Aug 8th, 2021 - Relationships of socioeconomic status (SES) and race to survival in acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) are poorly characterized. To compare disease-specific survival in ALM across SES and race. Retrospective cohort study using the Surveillance, Epid...

Digit melanomas are associated with poor prognostic factors and unfavorable survivals.
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; Tas F, Erturk K

Aug 2nd, 2021 - The anatomic location of primary melanoma is significantly associated with outcome. To evaluate the prognostic factors and survival outcomes associated with melanomas on hand and foot digits. The data of 106 patients with digit melanomas were anal...

Acral lentiginous melanoma-Population, treatment, and survival using the NCDB from 2004...
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research; Bian SX, Hwang L et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a rare histological subtype of cutaneous malignant melanoma that typically presents on the palms and soles. To characterize the demographic and treatment characteristics of ALM, we used the National Cancer Datab...

When acral malignant melanoma facades as diabetic foot!
BMJ Case Reports; Yasear ZAY, Bloomer L et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - An 85-year-old Indian man presented with non-healing foot ulcer over the left heel. There was initial response to wound size with standard treatment including offloading, debridement and antibiotic therapy. However, subsequently, there was no prog...

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News  6 results

Dermoscopic Patterns of Acral Melanocytic Lesions in Skin of Color

May 3rd, 2019 - Dermoscopic Patterns of Acral Volar Skin Dermoscopy is a useful noninvasive tool for distinguishing between benign and malignant acral melanocytic lesions, and its efficacy in improving diagnostic accuracy and decreasing unnecessary biopsies is we.

Pigmentation on foot
MDedge Family Medicine;

Mar 14th, 2019 - The FP suspected that this was an acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM). The FP considered the various ways to biopsy this lesion.

Melanoma in US Hispanics: Recommended Strategies to Reduce Disparities in Outcomes

Apr 4th, 2018 - Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Melanoma in Hispanic Patients Among Hispanics, white Hispanics comprise the majority of melanoma cases. 5 Median age at diagnosis is younger in Hispanics compared to whites.

Subungual Lesion Hasn’t Grown Out: Benign or Malignant?

Apr 16th, 2014 - TAKE-HOME LEARNING POINTS • Acral lentiginous melanoma is associated with a generally poor prognosis, primarily due to delayed diagnosis. • This type of melanoma is typically found on the scalp, palms, or soles, under nails, and even in the mouth.

Melanoma Review: Background and Treatment

Classification and Staging Melanoma is classified into four major types: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, and nodular melanoma. The types differ in appearance, site, and population affected. Sup...

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