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What is Nodular melanoma?

What is Nodular melanoma?

  • Nodular melanoma: Nodular melanoma is the most aggressive form of melanoma. It grows in vertical direction from the outset and grows very fast (months). Nodular melanoma has no known precursor. It is a small black, or if amelanotic, pink nodule that simply enlarges. The lesions tend to bleed.

Nodular melanoma: Introduction

Types of Nodular melanoma:

Broader types of Nodular melanoma:

How serious is Nodular melanoma?

Prognosis of Nodular melanoma: There is a direct correlation between the depth of invasion of the tumour cells and prognosis. Lesions deeper than 3mm have very poor prognosis. For this reason it is important that malignant melanomas are removed as early as possible.
Complications of Nodular melanoma: see complications of Nodular melanoma

What causes Nodular melanoma?

Causes of Nodular melanoma: see causes of Nodular melanoma

What are the symptoms of Nodular melanoma?

Symptoms of Nodular melanoma: see symptoms of Nodular melanoma

Complications of Nodular melanoma: see complications of Nodular melanoma

Onset of Nodular melanoma: It occurs most frequently in the fifth or sixth decade.

Nodular melanoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nodular melanoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nodular melanoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nodular melanoma: Dermatologist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nodular melanoma.
Treatments for Nodular melanoma: see treatments for Nodular melanoma
Research for Nodular melanoma: see research for Nodular melanoma

Name of Nodular melanoma

Main name of condition: Nodular melanoma


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