Histopathological diagnostics of malignant melanoma in accordance with the recent AJCC classification 2009: Review of the literature and recommendations for general practice.

@article{Garbe2011HistopathologicalDO,
  title={Histopathological diagnostics of malignant melanoma in accordance with the recent AJCC classification 2009: Review of the literature and recommendations for general practice.},
  author={Claus Garbe and Thomas Kurt Eigentler and J{\"u}rgen Bauer and Norbert A Bl{\"o}dorn-Schlicht and Falko Fend and Markus Hantschke and Peter Kurschat and Heinz Kutzner and Dieter Metze and Harald Pressler and Michael Reusch and Martin Roecken and Rudolf Stadler and Michael Tronnier and Amir Hossein Yazdi and Gisela Metzler},
  journal={Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft = Journal of the German Society of Dermatology : JDDG},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={690-9}
}
BACKGROUND TNM classifications are the basis for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in oncology. Histopathological reports have to enable a proper indexing of tumor specific findings into recent classifications. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was performed to identify reports dealing with the assessment of mitotic rate and the processing and evaluation of sentinel node biopsies in malignant melanoma. On the basis of this review an expert panel of dermatopathologists and… CONTINUE READING

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