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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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Review
2011
Review
2011
A case of metastatic balloon cell malignant melanoma (BCMM) is presented. The balloon melanoma cells (BMC) were absent in the… 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
2003
2003
BACKGROUND Balloon cell melanoma is a rare variant of amelanotic melanoma that is difficult to differentiate from sebaceous cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Introduction: The atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is considered by most authorities to represent a superficial or minimally invasive… Expand
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
1998
1998
OBJECTIVE After identifying a metastatic glycogen-rich balloon cell malignant melanoma, originally thought to be a benign clear… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
An appropriate biopsy is the pivotal procedure that facilitates accurate histopathologic diagnosis of a pigmented skin lesion… Expand
1994
1994
Two cases of metastatic balloon cell melanoma are reported. Each tumour was composed of large clear cells which did not contain… Expand
Highly Cited
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
1982
1982
We describe the cytologic presentation in fine needle aspirates of two examples of metastatic balloon cell melanoma. These… Expand