Ultraviolet-assisted punch biopsy mapping for lentigo maligna melanoma.

  title={Ultraviolet-assisted punch biopsy mapping for lentigo maligna melanoma.},
  author={T T Jeneby and Benjamin Chang and Louis P. Bucky},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={495-9; discussion 499-500}
Lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) accounts for a substantial incidence of all locally recurrent melanoma. In addition, the head and neck area accounts for 60% to 90% of all LMMs, which has important functional and cosmetic implications. The difficulty in the identification of the true borders of LMM may account for the high incidence of local recurrence. The… CONTINUE READING