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Ward WH, Farma JM, editors. Cutaneous Melanoma: Etiology and Therapy [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Codon Publications; 2017 Dec 21. doi: 10.15586/codon.cutaneousmelanoma.2017.ch6

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TABLE 1Fitzpatrick Classification of Skin Types I through VI

Type IType IIType IIIType IVType VType VI
White skin. Always burns, never tans.Fair skin. Always burns, tans with difficulty.Average skin color. Sometimes mild burn, tan about average.Light-brown skin. Rarely burns. Tans easily.Brown skin. Never burns. Tans very easily.Black skin. Heavily pigmented. Never burns, tans very easily.
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From: Chapter 6, Clinical Presentation and Staging of Melanoma

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