Hyperkeratotic Acral Melanoma Mimicking a Common Wart


Acral melanoma is a great pretender; anything but i nfrequently, it adopts clinical faces, simulating skin conditions that make the healthcare provider diagnose it as a benign disease of the palms, soles, and ungual regions. We present a case of a hyperkeratotic acral melanoma that has been misdiagnosed and that has led to an amputation of the thumb.

DOI: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000336

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@inproceedings{Vindigni2015HyperkeratoticAM, title={Hyperkeratotic Acral Melanoma Mimicking a Common Wart}, author={Vincenzo Vindigni and Carlotta Scarpa and Franco Bassetto}, booktitle={Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open}, year={2015} }