[Clinical-pathological features of cutaneous melanomas diagnosed in a Mediterranean tertiary hospital between 1990 and 2004: a comparison between sexes and age groups and analysis of longterm outcomes].


BACKGROUND The incidence of malignant melanoma has increased over recent decades. Early diagnosis continues to be essential for effective treatment. Our objective was to analyze cutaneous malignant melanomas diagnosed over a 15-year period in a tertiary hospital for trends towards earlier diagnosis and to identify subgroups with poorer prognosis. MATERIAL… (More)


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