Differential diagnosis of malignant melanoma

J. K. Becker, Leonard Harry Goldberg, J. A. Tschen

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Abstract

The incidence of malignant melanoma is rising. Early recognition and surgical treatment give the best chance for a cure. Since a variety of skin tumors and conditions may resemble melanoma, knowledge of the differential diagnosis and a systematic approach to the evaluation of a suspicious lesion are essential.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-214
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Volume39
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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