Table IIRecommended margin of excision for melanoma at special sites

Melanoma SiteTreatment
Face1 cm margin and/or radiotherapy
EarWedge excision
BreastExcision dictated by tumor thickness
FingersDistal amputation
ToesToe amputation
Sole of foot/palm of handExcision dictated by tumor thickness

From: Malignant of melanoma

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