Melanoma of the nose.

  title={Melanoma of the nose.},
  author={Thomas Papadopoulos and Krishan K Rasiah and John F Thompson and Michael J. Quinn and Kerry A. Crotty},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={84 7},
BACKGROUND Melanoma of the nose is rare and management guidelines are poorly defined. In the past, excision margins have often been much narrower than for melanoma elsewhere. METHODS The study was a retrospective clinicopathological study of 34 patients with cutaneous melanoma of the nose treated in a single unit. RESULTS Desmoplastic neurotropic melanoma and lentigo maligna melanoma were the most common histological tumour types. Local recurrence occurred in eight patients, and in six… CONTINUE READING


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