Nail melanoma in situ: clinical, dermoscopic, pathologic clues, and steps for minimally invasive treatment.

@article{Duarte2015NailMI,
  title={Nail melanoma in situ: clinical, dermoscopic, pathologic clues, and steps for minimally invasive treatment.},
  author={Ana Filipa Duarte and Osvaldo Correia and Ana Margarida Barros and Filipa Ventura and Eckart Haneke},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={59-68}
}
BACKGROUND Nail unit melanoma (NUM) is a variant of acral lentiginous melanoma. The differential diagnosis is wide but an acquired brown streak in the nail of a fair-skinned adult person must be considered a potential melanoma. Dermoscopy helps clinicians to more accurately decide if a nail apparatus biopsy is necessary. OBJECTIVE Detailed evaluation of clinical and dermoscopy features and description of conservative surgery of in situ NUM. METHODS Retrospective study of in situ NUM… CONTINUE READING
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