Treatment of lentigo maligna with imiquimod 5% cream.

  title={Treatment of lentigo maligna with imiquimod 5% cream.},
  author={Brent Hopson and Donald F Richey and Francis P Sajben},
  journal={Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD},
  volume={6 10},
Lentigo maligna (LM) is an in situ melanoma that occurs in sun-damaged skin on the head and neck of elderly patients. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice for LM. However, surgical options may be limited by the location of LM in cosmetically sensitive areas. We present a woman with a history of skin cancer with a large, asymmetrically pigmented lesion on her right superior cheek below her eyelid. The lesion had been present for approximately 15 years. Histologic analysis confirmed that… CONTINUE READING

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