Case 4 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2007-01-09, Updated: 2007-06-22

   

Malignant melanoma

 

Tumor size:  Greatest dimension:  1.5 cm

Histological subtype:  Nodular

Tumor thickness: 5.0 mm

 

Some Features of Melanoma

 
  • qLoss of maturation

  • qSuperficial epidermal infiltration

  • qMore prominent atypia

  • qLarge red nucleolus

  • qInflammatory cells infiltration

  • qNo peri-nest contraction/halo

  • qMitosis

    (Summarized from Dr. Sarma's experience)