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Friday 12 February 2016

Brachial melanoma

A 54-year-old man had a rapidly growing lesion on his right back for 6 months.

Dermoscopy revealed:
  • a vascular pattern with some polymorphous and atypical vessels
  • peripheral pigmentation
  • irregular globules
  • eccentric blotches

Pathology revealed a superficial spreading melanoma with Breslow index at 1.53 mm