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Nodular melanoma

Nodular melanoma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nodular melanoma is available below.

Symptoms of Nodular melanoma

Treatments for Nodular melanoma

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Nodular melanoma: Complications

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Causes of Nodular melanoma

  • Radiation, especially sunlight, is important, especially on fair skin. They do sometimes occur in areas that do not get much exposure, such as the vulva or sole of the foot
  • The aetiology is as with other malignant melanoma. Radiation, especially sunlight, is important, especially on fair skin. They do sometimes occur in areas that do not get much exposure, such as the vulva or sole of the foot
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Nodular melanoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Nodular melanoma

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Nodular melanoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Nodular melanoma

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Nodular melanoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nodular melanoma

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Nodular melanoma: Animations

Prognosis for Nodular melanoma

Prognosis for 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.

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Nodular melanoma: Broader Related Topics

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