Tumoral melanosis involving the sentinel lymph nodes: A case report

Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hannover Medical University, Hannover, Germany.
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology (Impact Factor: 1.58). 04/2007; 34(3):284-6. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0560.2006.00609.x
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Tumoral or nodular melanosis is characterized by a clinical lesion suspicious for malignant melanoma, the histopathological correlate is a nodular accumulation of melanophages in the dermis. We present a patient with nodular melanosis involving also the sentinel lymph nodes and discuss possible differential diagnoses as well as prognostic and therapeutic implications.

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