Author | Kavita Darji, M.D.

Articles

Quiz: Acral lentiginous melanoma

August 29, 2017

In this installment of our melanoma case studies series, we focus on factors associated with acral lentiginous melanoma.

Case presentation: Subungual melanoma

August 29, 2017

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?

Superficial spreading in lentigo maligna

August 23, 2017

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?

Melanoma quiz: Diagnosis, differential and black patches

August 23, 2017

71-year-old Caucasian woman presents with an asymptomatic 4 cm x 2.5 cm black patch.

Case study: 20 non-melanomas and now this mysterious lesion

August 15, 2017

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?