Nodular melanoma. No longer as simple as ABC.

  title={Nodular melanoma. No longer as simple as ABC.},
  author={John William Kelly and Alexander J Chamberlain and Margaret P Staples and Brian R Mcavoy},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={32 9},
BACKGROUND Malignant melanoma is the fourth most commonly diagnosed malignancy in Australia. Nodular melanoma (NM) comprise less than 15% of all melanoma but account for up to 70% of those thicker than 3 mm. OBJECTIVE This article describes the clinical features of NM, its prognosis and management. DISCUSSION Nodular melanoma presents very differently from superficial spreading melanoma, and does not meet the 'ABCD' criteria used to alert doctors and patients to the possibility of this… CONTINUE READING

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