Acral Malignant Melanoma : Report of Two Cases

  title={Acral Malignant Melanoma : Report of Two Cases},
  author={Dr. Takalkar Unmesh and Dr. Umesh Kulkarni and Dr. Asegaonkar Balaji and Dr. Ujwala Kulkarni and Suresh Advani},
  • Dr. Takalkar Unmesh, Dr. Umesh Kulkarni, +2 authors Suresh Advani
  • Published 2013
Malignant melanoma is relatively a rare condition in India with incidence less than 0.5% of all malignancy. Commonly it is misdiagnosed as benign lesion hence associated with poor outcome. We managed two cases of acral malignant melanoma at our center. Case presentation 1: A 77 year old male presented with a nonhealing ulcerative lesion on lateral side of left foot below ankle since last 2 months. Biopsy from the lesion revealed presence of malignant melanoma. Lesion was resected with wide… CONTINUE READING