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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, M.D.; Serge Korjian M.D.

Synonyms and Keywords: Malignant melanoma; Acral lentiginous melanoma; Lentiginous melanoma; Lentigo maligna melanoma; Nodular melanoma; Amelanotic melanoma; Familial melanoma; Non-pigmented melanoma; MM; Metastatic melanoma; Metastatic malignant melanoma; Cutaneous melanoma; Actinic melanosis; Solar melanoma; Melanose; Malignant nevus; Melanocyte malignancy; Melanotic cancer

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Melanoma from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Staging | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Biopsy | Chest X ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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