Cutaneous metastatic melanoma

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In patients with melanoma, the most common sites of initial relapse are the skin and/or subcutaneous tissues, lymph nodes and lung [1]. Skin and/or subcutaneous loco-regional metastases occur in about 2-10% of all melanoma patients, whereas distant metastases of the skin, including those of the lymph nodes, representing the most common site of distant metastases, arise in about 42-59% of metastatic cases [1, 2].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationColor Atlas of Melanocytic Lesions of the Skin
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783540351054
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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