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European Journal of Dermatology


A case series of paediatric and adolescent melanoma Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


First Dermatology Clinic,
Andreas Sygros University Skin Hopsital,
Athens, Greece

Prompted by the rarity of paediatric melanoma, with a reported incidence of 5-6 per million children <20 years [1], we retrospectively reviewed patient records at the Melanoma Unit of Andreas Sygros University Skin Hospital (in service since 2000), to identify patients ≤20 with primary cutaneous melanoma. The study was approved by the Andreas Sygros Institutional Review Board.Thirteen patients were identified; the clinical and histopathological characteristics, including staging and follow-up [...]