Diagnosis, Staging, and Follow-up

  • Dirk Schadendorf
  • Corinna Kochs
  • Elisabeth Livingstone


After carefully taking the patient’s medical history, their individual risk factors for melanoma should be assessed and evaluated. Patients should be asked if they have noticed the development of new lesions or changes in pre-existing ones


Sentinel Lymph Node Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Primary Melanoma Gamma Probe Tumor Thickness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Schadendorf
    • 1
  • Corinna Kochs
    • 2
  • Elisabeth Livingstone
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatology, Venereology and AllergologyUniversity Hospital EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Department for DermatologyUniversity Hospital EssenEssenGermany

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