malignant melanoma

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Synonyms for malignant melanoma

any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes


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Clinical and histopathologic analysis indicated primary malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder.
Skin malignancies generally and malignant melanoma specifically, which are the common malignancies in white races, are quite less common in Asian population including the Pakistani population.
In this study, we investigated the roles of NOP14 in malignant melanoma development.
Primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus is a rare disease that accounts for 0.1%-0.2% of the total primary malignant tumors of the esophagus.
Malignant melanoma often metastasizes through lymphatic channels to the skin or subcutaneous tissues, as well as to regional lymph nodes.
of Cases (%) 1 Becker's nevus 4 (13) 2 Nevus sebaceous 4 (13) 3 Dermal nevus 4 (13) 4 Compound nevus 2 (6.45) 5 Seborrheic dermatitis 3 (9.6) 6 Pigmented seborrheic keratosis 1 (3.2) 7 Nevus spilus 1 (3.2) 8 Linear verrucous epidermoid nevus 1 (3.2) 9 Nevus hypermelanosis/ post- 2 (6.45) inflammatory hyperpigmentation 10 Universal acquired melanosis 1 (3.2) 11 Malignant melanoma 3 (9.6) 12 Pigmented basal cell carcinoma 4 (13) Total 31 In our study out of total 31 cases, benign pigmented lesions account for 25 cases (80%) and malignant 6 cases (20%) [Table 1].
In a Nigerian study, the most common ophthalmic malignancies were SCC of the conjunctiva and eyelids.13 In institutes of Western Nepal, the common most malignancy was SCC then BCC, malignant melanoma and lacrimal gland adenocarcinoma.14
(1,5) Mancebo et al reported a case in which basal cell carcinoma was thought to be the conduit for the extension of the malignant melanoma cells.
Malignant melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer.
However, evidence for a link between obesity, weight loss and malignant melanoma is limited.
Malignant melanoma in South Africans of mixed ancestry: a retrospective analysis.
Malignant melanoma represents about one percent of all skin cancers, but it is responsible for the majority of all skin cancer death.
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