This is a relatively small pigmented lesion with an irregular border and significant variegation of color. With presence of dermatoglyphics over most of the lesions surface. These lesions can be recognized if a dermatologist is given the opportunity to see these patients early. The malignant melanoma is a very serious and aggressive form of skin cancer. It is responsible for approximately eight thousand deaths a year and appears as an irregularly shaped area of uneven coloring.
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|Monday 14th of August 2006|