Malignant melanoma arising in a speckled lentiginous nevus

Francesco Spagnolo, Maria Stella Leone, Marina Gualco, Marco Grosso, Serena Savaia, Paola Queirolo

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We describe the case of a 42 year old woman who presented malignant melanoma on an 8-cm acquired speckled lentiginous nevus on the inferior part of her leg. Although melanoma arising in speckled lentiginous nevus is a rare occurrence, dermatologists and plastic surgeons need to be aware that it may occur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalEuroMediterranean Biomedical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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  • Medicine(all)


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