Melanoma tumor seeding after punch biopsy.

@article{Lin2012MelanomaTS,
  title={Melanoma tumor seeding after punch biopsy.},
  author={Steven W Lin and V. Kaye and N. Goldfarb and Ajay Rawal and E. Warshaw},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 7 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1083-5
        }
}
  • Steven W Lin, V. Kaye, +2 authors E. Warshaw
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]
A 65-year-old man presented with an asymptomatic pigmented lesion of unknown duration located on the left mid back. Clinical examination revealed a 1.59 1.2-cm well-circumscribed, asymmetric, nonulcerated brown plaque with variegated coloration (Figure 1). A blue– white veil, irregular pigment globules, and regression structures were visualized using dermoscopy. Because of clinical suspicion of malignant melanoma, three scouting 4-mm punch biopsies were performed within the lesion. Two of three… Expand

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