Early diagnosis of malignant melanoma of the skin.

@article{COUPERUS1953EarlyDO,
  title={Early diagnosis of malignant melanoma of the skin.},
  author={M COUPERUS and R C RUCKER},
  journal={California medicine},
  year={1953},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={21-4}
}
About five per cent of all malignant lesions of the skin are malignant melanomas. The poor prognosis associated with this malignant lesion emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis. A large proportion of malignant melanomas arise in preexisting lesions such as junction nevi, precancerous melanoses and, much more rarely, blue nevi. Early malignant changes… CONTINUE READING