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Case 4 - Discussion

Surgical Pathology Case


Melanoma, Nodular Type

 The is a classic nodular type melanoma which shows epidermal and dermal infiltration in well-formed nests. The tumor cells are large in size and have round or oval nuclei. The nucleolus is prominent and eosinophilic in most of cells. Cytoplasm is moderate and pale eosinophilic. Frequent melanin deposits are present.