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17. Picture of Lentigo Maligna Melanoma

Picture of Lentigo Maligna Melanoma
Image Source: Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical DermatologyKlaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick SuurmondCopyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.
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Lentigo maligna melanoma is a type of melanoma. It grows very slowly and may be tan, black, or dark brown. The growth develops on sun-exposed areas of the skin, such as the face. The lesion first begins as an area of mottled pigmentation.

Image Source: Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

Text Reference: Skin Cancer Foundation: "Types of Melanoma"

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