Dermoscopy identifies histopathologically indiscernible malignant lesion of atypical melanosis of the foot, an early lesion of acral lentiginous melanoma in situ.

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Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is the predominant form of melanoma in Asians. It occurs on the hairless skin of the palms, soles, and subungual regions, with the sole being the most common site. ALM shares certain histopathologic features with lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM), but traditionally it is considered more aggressive with worse prognosis. Recent… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2008.34192.x

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@article{Chiu2008DermoscopyIH, title={Dermoscopy identifies histopathologically indiscernible malignant lesion of atypical melanosis of the foot, an early lesion of acral lentiginous melanoma in situ.}, author={Hsiu-Hui Chiu and Stephen Chu-Sung Hu and Chiao-li Ke and Shih-Tsung Cheng}, journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]}, year={2008}, volume={34 7}, pages={979-83} }