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Balloon cell malignant melanoma

Known as: Balloon Cell Malignant Melanoma of Skin, Balloon Cell Skin Melanoma, Balloon Cell Malignant Skin Melanoma 
A rare variant of melanoma with a vertical growth phase. It presents as a nodular or polypoid skin lesion. It is characterized by the presence of… Expand
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2009
2009
Editor Ballon cell naevus (BCN) is a rare variant of the naevus cell naevus, characterized histologically by a predominance or… Expand
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2002
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2002
Introduction: The atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is considered by most authorities to represent a superficial or minimally invasive… Expand
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2000
2000
  • A. Northcutt
  • The American Journal of dermatopathology
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 37123827
Xanthomas of the skin may mimic balloon cell melanoma because 1) both lesions may exhibit a diffuse dermal proliferation of… Expand
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE After identifying a metastatic glycogen-rich balloon cell malignant melanoma, originally thought to be a benign clear… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
An appropriate biopsy is the pivotal procedure that facilitates accurate histopathologic diagnosis of a pigmented skin lesion… Expand
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1994
1994
Two cases of metastatic balloon cell melanoma are reported. Each tumour was composed of large clear cells which did not contain… Expand
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Balloon cell malignant melanoma (BCMM) is a rare histo‐logic variant of malignant melanoma (MM). Thirty‐four patients with BCMM… Expand
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1989
1989
Balloon cells may occur in both benign nevi and malignant melanomas. Sometimes they dominate the histological appearance and… Expand
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1988
1988
Two cases of balloon cell malignant melanoma of the skin are reported. The first lesion was pigmented, the second was amelanotic… Expand
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1982
1982
We describe the cytologic presentation in fine needle aspirates of two examples of metastatic balloon cell melanoma. These… Expand
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