Melanoma

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Description This chapter covers dermoscopy of superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, lentigo maligna, etc.
Author(s) Ashfaq A. Marghoob
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Status update May 14, 2019
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This chapter covers dermoscopy of superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, lentigo maligna, etc.

It has the following subchapters:

Superficial Spreading MelanomaAimilios Lallas
Acrolentiginous MelanomaRalph P. Braun, Luc Thomas
Nodular MelanomaRalph P. Braun, Scott Menzies
Amelanotic / hypomelanotic melanomaGiuseppe Argenziano, Teresa Russo, Veronica Di Brizzi
Melanoma on sun damaged skinRalph P. Braun, Natalia Jaimes
Equivocal lesionsJosep Malvehy, Susana Puig
False positive diagnosisAimilios Lallas
False Negative DiagnosisAimilios Lallas
Epidemiology of melanomaN.N.


Malignant melanoma has many faces and dependiung on the type of melanoma different dermoscopy criteria can be seen. For this reason we describe the specific criteria in the subchapters (see above).