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ID DOID:6367
Name acral lentiginous melanoma
Definition 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 hands and feet, subungual sites, and fingers or toes.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acral_lentiginous_melanoma, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lentigo, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1352575/
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GARD:9570

Subsets

DO_cancer_slim

Synonyms

acral lentiginous melanoma, malignant [EXACT]

malignant acral lentiginous melanoma [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a skin melanoma

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