Malignant melanoma on the sole: how to detect the early lesions efficiently.

  title={Malignant melanoma on the sole: how to detect the early lesions efficiently.},
  author={Toshiaki Saida},
  journal={Pigment cell research},
  volume={13 Suppl 8},
Early detection of malignant melanoma (MM) is essential to improve the prognosis. In non-white populations, including Japanese, the sole is the most prevalent site of MM. On the sole, however, melanocytic nevus is also frequently found. Clinical differentiation of early MM from benign melanocytic nevus on the sole is sometimes difficult because both are observed as a brownish-black macule. For the effective early detection of MM on the sole, the author has proposed guidelines based on the data… CONTINUE READING
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