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Desmoplastic malignant melanoma: An aggressive tumor


The clinical features and histological appearance of desmoplastic malignant melanoma are presented. Aggressive surgical management and close follow-up are mandatory if this highly aggressive tumor is to be controlled. Despite this, the prognosis is poor.

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Constanzo, C., Jackson, I.T., McEwan, C. et al. Desmoplastic malignant melanoma: An aggressive tumor. Eur J Plast Surg 9, 137–140 (1987).

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Key words

  • Malignant melanoma
  • aggressive
  • Radical surgery