Naevus-associated lentigo maligna: Coincidence or continuum?

A. Lallas, I. Zalaudek, C. Cota, E. Moscarella, D. Tiodorovic-Zivkovic, C. Catricalà, G. Argenziano

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Abstract

Despite the high frequency of intradermal facial nevi in adults, the development of lentigo maligna (LM) within a preexisting nevus is considered exceptionally rare. Herein we describe an emblematic case of nevus associated facial LM and discuss whether such "collision" is coincidental or a consequence of malignant transformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-375
Number of pages3
JournalHippokratia
Volume15
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Dermoscopy
  • Lentigo maligna
  • Melanoma
  • Nevus
  • Nevus-associated melano

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Lallas, A., Zalaudek, I., Cota, C., Moscarella, E., Tiodorovic-Zivkovic, D., Catricalà, C., & Argenziano, G. (2011). Naevus-associated lentigo maligna: Coincidence or continuum? Hippokratia, 15(4), 373-375.