Lentigo maligna melanoma

Common Name(s)

Lentigo maligna melanoma, Hutchison Melanotic Freckle

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Melanoma International Foundation

The mission of the Melanoma International Foundation is to develop personalized strategies with patients so they may live longer, better lives.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lentigo maligna melanoma" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Increasing incidence of lentigo maligna melanoma subtypes: northern California and national trends 1990-2000.
 

Author(s): Susan M Swetter, Jennifer C Boldrick, Sandy Y Jung, Barbara M Egbert, Jeff D Harvell

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2005 Oct;125(4):685-91.

 

Worldwide, lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) comprises 4%-15% of cutaneous melanoma and occurs less commonly than superficial spreading or nodular subtypes. We assessed the incidence of melanoma subtypes in regional and national Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) cancer ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2005

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Prevalence of exon 15 BRAF mutations in primary melanoma of the superficial spreading, nodular, acral, and lentigo maligna subtypes.
 

Author(s): Julie Lang, Rona M MacKie

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2005 Sep;125(3):575-9.

 

DNA was extracted from 52 thick primary melanomas and mutations sought in exon 15 of the BRAF (v-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B1) gene using denaturing high performance liquid chromatograph (dHPLC) fragment analysis, sequencing, and allele-specific PCR. Exon 15 BRAF mutations ...

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2005

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Lentigo maligna melanoma.
 

Author(s): J J Meffert

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2000 Jun;61(11):3385-6.

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2000

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Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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Imiquimod to Detect Residual Lesions and Prevent Recurrence of Lentigo Maligna
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lentigo Maligna

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2014

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Study of Families With Melanoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Melanoma (Skin)

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2013

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