European Journal of Dermatology


Clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis of small pigmented skin lesions Volume 12, numéro 6, November - December 2002

Melanoma Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo studio e la cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, 20133, Milan, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 573-6
  • Année de parution : 2002

Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is a potentially lethal neoplasm with a propensity for distant metastases. Its incidence is increasing and has become a significant public health problem in many parts of the world [1]. Since the most important prognostic factor is the thickness of the lesion [2], a successful treatment directly depends on early diagnosis. An accurate recognition of such pigmented lesions is therefore very important. But clinicians, who [...]