Lymph node metastatic melanoma from ungual melanoma: Identification of somatic mutations in KIT and LZTR1.


Dear Editor, Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) including ungual melanoma does not differ from non-ALM in its biological behavior. However, ALM has a different genetic background from non-ALM; infrequent BRAF mutations and frequent KIT mutations. A 56-year-old Japanese man was referred to us in June 2010 with a blackish eruption on the right first fingertip… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1346-8138.14071


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