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Trauma could as a triggering factor for development of acral lentiginous melanoma: a clinicopathologic study of 56 cases

@inproceedings{Li2016TraumaCA,
  title={Trauma could as a triggering factor for development of acral lentiginous melanoma: a clinicopathologic study of 56 cases},
  author={Yangyang Li and Hanbin Chen and Guorong Chen and Jingjing Liu and Haigang Zhu and Bhawneeta Nugasur and Zhiming Li and Teng Ye},
  year={2016}
}
Background: The knowledge about Acral Lentiginous Melanoma’s clinical presentation and histopathologic characteristics in East Asians is limited. Moreover, the association between trauma and melanoma has been a controversial issue. Methods: In order to assess clinical and pathological characteristics associated with melanoma, 56 Chinese patients with a trauma history have been investigated. The patients’ demographic data and pathological observation has been studied. Statistical analyses… 
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