Dermoscopic features of acral lentiginous melanoma in a large series of 110 cases in a white population.

@article{Phan2010DermoscopicFO,
  title={Dermoscopic features of acral lentiginous melanoma in a large series of 110 cases in a white population.},
  author={Alice Phan and S. Bengio Dalle and Sandrine Touzet and Sandra Ronger-Savl{\'e} and Brigitte Balme and Luc Thomas},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={162 4},
  pages={765-71}
}
BACKGROUND Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a rare but distinctive subtype of melanoma. The diagnosis is often delayed and misdiagnosis is common, due to frequently unusual clinical presentation and a higher rate of amelanosis than in other melanoma subtypes. OBJECTIVES We aimed to investigate the dermoscopic features of a large series of ALM in a white-skinned population, in order to emphasize their diagnostic value. METHODS All recorded dermoscopic photographs of ALM, including nail… CONTINUE READING