In this installment of our melanoma case studies series, we focus on common cancers in unusual locations versus uncommon cancers in classic locations.
Eve J. Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
In this installment of our melanoma case studies series, we focus on factors associated with acral lentiginous melanoma.
A Caucasian female presented with a dark brown band on her nail that appeared a few years ago signifying subungual melanoma. What is the most concerning symptom?
71-year-old Caucasian woman presents with an asymptomatic 4 cm x 2.5 cm black patch.
A 61-year-old white female with a past medical history of atrial fibrillation presents with a brown spot on her right ear of unknown duration. What wouldn’t you do during the first office visit?
In this case, the clinical diagnosis can be difficult as the features of the lesion overlap in this 90-year-old patient. What is the diagnosis?