Epidermotropic metastatic melanoma. Are the current histologic criteria adequate to differentiate primary from metastatic melanoma?


A case is reported of a patient with a lentiginous acral melanoma of the heel that was excised and recurred 3 years later at the margin of the previous scar. After another 3 years, a group of five small lesions appeared in the thigh that were considered to be junctional and epidermotropic metastases. The authors question the current histologic criteria for… (More)


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