Melanoma

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 Authored by: Ashfaq A. Marghoob     ·  Ralph P. Braun

 Keywords:   melanoma
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Description superficialThis glossary term has not yet been described. spreadingThis glossary term has not yet been described. melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., nodular melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., lentigo malignaThis glossary term has not yet been described., acro lentiginous melanoma, amelanotic / hypomelanotic melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., equivocal lesions, false positive diagnosisis the identification of the nature and cause of a certain phenomenon. Diagnosis is used in many different disciplines with variations in the use of logic, analytics, and experience to determine "cause and effect". In systems engineering and computer science, it is typically used to determine the causes of symptoms, mitigations, and solutions, false negative diagnosis, ALM, SSMThis glossary term has not yet been described., LMMThis glossary term has not yet been described., NMM
Author(s) Ashfaq A. Marghoob · Ralph P. Braun
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Status update May 14, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun
Subchapter(s): 

Superficial Spreading Melanoma

Acrolentiginous Melanoma

Nodular Melanoma

Lentigo Maligna

Amelanotic / hypomelanotic melanoma

Melanoma on sun damaged skin

Equivocal lesions

False positive diagnosis

False Negative Diagnosis


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MalignantThis glossary term has not yet been described. melanoma has many faces and dependiung on the type of melanoma different dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. criteriameasure of how well one variable or set of variables predicts an outcome can be seen. For this reason we describe the specific criteria in the subchapters (see above)