Superficial spreading melanoma

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Superficial spreading melanoma

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The terms "Superficial spreading melanoma" returned 9 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Histological and genetic evidence for a variant of superficial spreading melanoma composed predominantly of large nests.
 

Author(s): Heinz Kutzner, Gisela Metzler, Zsolt Argenyi, Luis Requena, Gabriele Palmedo, Thomas Mentzel, Arno Rütten, Markus Hantschke, Bruno E Paredes, Leo Schärer, Benedikt Hesse, Laila El-Shabrawi-Caelen, Leila El Shabrawi-Caelen, Isabella Fried, Helmut Kerl, Cerroni Lorenzo, Rajmohan Murali, Thomas Wiesner

Journal: Mod. Pathol.. 2012 Jun;25(6):838-45.

 

Cutaneous melanomas are characterized by a range of histological appearances, and several morphological variants have been described. In this study, we report a variant of superficial spreading melanoma that is characterized by large, irregular junctional melanocytic nests. The junctional ...

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2012

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Achromic superficial spreading melanoma accidentally treated with imiquimod.
 

Author(s): Edoardo Zattra, Roberto Salmaso, Elena Tonin, Mauro Alaibac

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2012 Jan;92(1):107-8.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2012

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Superficial spreading-like melanoma in Arf(-/-)::Tyr-Nras(Q61K)::K14-Kitl mice: keratinocyte Kit ligand expression sufficient to "translocate" melanomas from dermis to epidermis.
 

Author(s): Graeme J Walker, H Peter Soyer, Herlina Y Handoko, Blake Ferguson, Takahiro Kunisada, Kiarash Khosrotehrani, Neil F Box, H Konrad Muller

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2011 Jun;131(6):1384-7.

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2011

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The terms "Superficial spreading melanoma" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Superficial spreading and nodular melanoma are distinct biological entities: a challenge to the linear progression model.
 

Author(s): Holly S Greenwald, Erica B Friedman, Iman Osman

Journal: Melanoma Res.. 2012 Feb;22(1):1-8.

 

The classification of melanoma subtypes into prognostically relevant and therapeutically insightful categories has been a challenge since the first description of melanoma in the 1800s. One limitation has been the assumption that the two most common histological subtypes of melanoma, ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2012

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