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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

FERNANDES, Nurimar Conceição  and  CALMON, Roberto. Cutaneous melanoma: a prospective study of 42 cases. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.6, pp.1233-1235. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000600034.

A prospective longitudinal study of 42 cases of cutaneous melanoma showed that: 71.2% of patients were between 50 and 79 years of age; 45.1% were male and 54.7% female; most patients (88%) were white; most lesions (54.7%) were located on the trunk (p = 0.039); the most common clinical and histological pattern was the superficial spreading melanoma (52.3% / 26.1%) (p = 0.02); 16 cases (38.1%) were classified as stage IA and 9 cases (21.4%) consisted of melanomas in situ.

Keywords : Diagnosis; Epidemiology; Melanoma; Pathology; Skin neoplasms.

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