Influence of age on survival in childhood spitzoid melanomas.

  title={Influence of age on survival in childhood spitzoid melanomas.},
  author={Marlyanne Pol-Rodriquez and Shing Yi Lee and David N. Silvers and Julide Tok Celebi},
  volume={109 8},
BACKGROUND Melanoma occurring during childhood and adolescence is rare. Although a few limited studies suggest that the prognosis of childhood melanomas is similar to those in adults, and is dependent on the initial stage of the tumor, there is controversy with respect to the biologic behavior of childhood melanomas. Spitzoid melanoma is a subtype of… CONTINUE READING