Melanotan-associated melanoma in situ.


Injectable synthetic melanotropic peptides (often called melanotan) to enhance tanning are available over the Internet despite being unlicensed compounds with an unproven safety record. There have been reports of dysplastic naevi and melanoma associated with the use of melanotropic peptides. We report a case of melanotan-associated melanoma in situ.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2012.00915.x

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@article{Ong2012MelanotanassociatedMI, title={Melanotan-associated melanoma in situ.}, author={Suyin Ong and Jonathan C R Bowling}, journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology}, year={2012}, volume={53 4}, pages={301-2} }