Melanoma of palms, soles, and nail-beds.

  title={Melanoma of palms, soles, and nail-beds.},
  author={Liisa Tuominen and L Strengell},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery},
  volume={26 3},
The clinical and histological characteristics of palmar, plantar, and subungual melanomas treated in the division of plastic surgery of Helsinki University Hospital between 1970 and 1984 were analysed. The peak incidence was during the seventh decade of life, and the mean delay between the onset of symptoms and the diagnosis was one year. The delay was as… CONTINUE READING