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Introduction: SSM

Description of SSM

SSM (medical condition): Superficial spreading melanoma is usually characterized as the...more »

See also:

Superficial spreading melanoma:
  »Introduction: Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Symptoms of Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Causes of Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Treatments for Superficial spreading melanoma

SSM as a Disease

SSM: Another name for Superficial spreading melanoma (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Symptoms of Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Causes of Superficial spreading melanoma
  »Treatments for Superficial spreading melanoma

SSM: Related Diseases

SSM: SSM is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of SSM

Some of the causes of SSM are included in the list below:

  • Often, this disease evolves from a precursor lesion, usually a dysplastic nevus. Otherwise it arises in previously normal skin

Symptoms of SSM (Superficial spreading melanoma)

Some of the symptoms of SSM incude:

  • Skin lesion
  • Dark flat skin lesion
  • Discolored, raised skin lesion
  • Asymmetrical skin lesion
  • Skin lesion with irregular border

Treatments for SSM (Superficial spreading melanoma)

Treatments for SSM (Superficial spreading melanoma) include:

  • Surgical removal
  • Treatment is by excisional biopsy, wide local excision and possibly sentinel node biopsy

Treatment of SSM: For more treatment information about SSM, see treatment of Superficial spreading melanoma (SSM)

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