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Dermatol Online J. 2007 May 1;13(2):7.

Massive nodular melanoma: a case report.

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  • 1Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Houston, Texas, USA.


Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the United States, and its incidence rates are currently increasing faster than for any other cancer. Nodular melanoma often carries a poor prognosis because of local invasion and early distant metastasis. Herein, we report a case of the largest primary melanoma in the current literature, along with the management strategy of a primary tumor of this magnitude.

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