Acral lentiginous melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma: A type of cutaneous melanoma localized to the palm, sole, or beneath the nail (subungual melanoma). Acral lentiginous melanoma starts as a slowly-enlarging flat patch of discoloured skin and usually displays a size above 6 mm ...1

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Acral lentiginous melanoma: A skin melanoma that is characterized by slow growth of a small pigmented spot on the skin with a clearly defined edge, surrounded by normal-appearing skin and occurs on occurs on non hair-bairing surfaces including ...2

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Symptoms of Acral lentiginous melanoma

Look out for acral lentiginous melanomas This type of melanoma is more common in darker skinned people. Check the soles of your feet, the palms of your hands and under your nails. ...Source: New Zealand Health3 ...

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Causes List: Acral lentiginous melanoma

Some of the causes of the condition may include:4 Causes of Acral Lentiginous Melanoma:

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Causes List for Acral lentiginous melanoma

Some possible causes of Acral lentiginous melanoma or similar disorders may include:5

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Types of Acral lentiginous melanoma

Some types of this condition may include:6 Types of acral lentiginous melanoma:

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: ALM; Subungual melanoma; Palmar/plantar melanoma; ALM; Subungual melanoma; Palmar/plantar melanoma; Acral lentiginous malignant melanoma of skin ...Source: GARD (NIH)7 ...

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  1. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  2. Source: Disease Ontology
  3. Source: New Zealand Health: your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ melanoma
  4. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  5. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  6. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  7. Source: GARD (NIH): diseases/ 9570/ acral-lentiginous-melanoma

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