Surgical treatment of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma.

@article{Hill1999SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma.},
  author={Dudley C Hill and A A Gramp},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
Lentigo maligna (LM) is well known as an irregularly pigmented macular lesion usually presenting on the sun-damaged head and neck of older patients. Lentigo maligna (LM) has the potential to develop into invasive melanoma (LMM). A method of surgical excision for the treatment of LM and LMM using paraffin sections with tissue mapping to ensure clear margins before delayed defect closure is described. The results of applying this method in the treatment of 66 cases over a 40 month period are… CONTINUE READING

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