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Figure 7: A 10-mm diameter amelanotic plantar acral lentiginous melanoma…

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Acral lentiginous melanoma

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma. It blows.


Jamacia .... and Bob Marley's grave site..


Acral lentiginous melanoma: A brown, irregularly-shaped macular lesion of the unexposed skin that undergoes progression to nodular melanoma. It is found in patients older than 60 years, is more common in Africans and Asians, and occurs on areas of the body lacking hair, such as the soles, palms, fingers, subungual and periungual areas, and muscosal surfaces. #dermatology #beintheknow #skin *Information thanks to AAD


John Libbey Eurotext - European Journal of Dermatology - Amelanotic acral lentiginous melanoma mimicking diabetic ulcer: An entity difficult to diagnose and treat

Bob Marley before his death at the age of 36. The cause of his death was malignant acral lentiginous melanoma, metastatic melanoma, which spread to his lungs and brain.


Why foot sores are so dangerous for people with diabetes.