Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Acral lentiginous melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma
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History

         An asymptomatic, irregularly-shaped, hyperpigmented patch 8 cm in greatest diameter involved the side of one foot of more than one year duration in a 50-year-old woman. Skin biopsy disclosed acral lentiginous melanoma.  There was no lymph node enlargement or distant metastasis.
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