malignant melanoma

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Noun1.malignant melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytesmalignant melanoma - any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
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ma·lig·nant melanoma

n. melanoma maligno, neoplasma maligno pigmentoso que puede originarse en cualquier parte de la piel aunque muy raramente en la mucosa. El melanoma maligno tiene la capacidad de hacer metástasis a otras partes de la piel y la linfa, los pulmones, el hígado y el cerebro. El melanoma benigno tiene la apariencia de un lunar o verruga pigmentada.
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Most cases of malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder are metastatic from a distant primary site, commonly of cutaneous origin (1).
Malignant melanoma is most rapidly increasing skin malignancy in Caucasian throughout the world.
The incidence of malignant melanoma, an aggressive cancer of the skin with a high mortality rate, has continued to increase in the past two decades (1).
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The incidence of malignant melanoma, once a rare cancer, has risen, with an average incidence ranging from 2% to 20% in most developed countries.
The concept of radial and vertical growth phase in the evolution of malignant melanoma was introduced by Clark et al.
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(1,2) Upon reviewing 78,000 excisions of cutaneous tumors, Pierard et al identified only 11 tumors with both basal cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma components.
The malignant melanoma (MM) of the skin is a fairly rare, too malignant tumor, originating from the epidermal melanocytes.
The second was a 76-year-old male patient with malignant melanoma of the back while the third patient was a 60-year-old male patient with the primary tumor localized at the foot showing a histopathology of Clark level V subungual melanoma, tumor thickness of 0.6 mm with ulceration (Figure 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D).
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