International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Amelanotic Malignant Melanoma - A Case Report and Short Review of Literature - Case Report

Shashikala Kosam [8] | Pratima Kujur [9] | Veenapani Mire [4]

Abstract: Amelanotic melanoma (AM) is a rare form of melanoma which lacks visible pigment. it is difficult to establish certain clinical criteria because of its atypical clinical presentation and varied histopathological appearance. Amelanotic melanoma has poor prognosis. Here, we present a case of 23 year old female patient presented with amelanotic melanoma defined clinically as a non-pigmented lesion and histopathologically as a tumor lacking significant melanization.

Keywords: malignant melanoma, immunohistochemistry, desmoplastic small round cell tumour, amelanotic malignant melanoma

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 885 - 888

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