Cutaneous melanoma--atypical variants and presentations.

  title={Cutaneous melanoma--atypical variants and presentations.},
  author={Alexander J Chamberlain and Jonathan Ng},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={38 7},
BACKGROUND The incidence of melanoma continues to rise in Australia. General practitioners treat the majority of skin cancers affecting Australians. In the past decade, there has been improved uptake of dermoscopy by GPs who realise its value in the assessment of pigmented and nonpigmented lesions. OBJECTIVE This article outlines those variants or presentations of melanoma that create diagnostic difficulty for all clinicians. Practice tips regarding clinical features or useful dermoscopic… CONTINUE READING


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