Melanoma risk greater in melanocytic lesions with peripheral globules on lower limbs
Source: Healio, May 2022
Melanocytic lesions in the lower extremities that are marked by peripheral globules should be closely watched for melanoma development, according to a study.
“Morphology and biology of nevi with peripheral globules are well known, while that of melanomas with peripheral globules remain unclear,” Ana F.A. Moraes, MD, of the department of cutaneous oncology at A.C. Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo, Brazil, and colleagues wrote.
The researchers retrospectively analyzed 401 melanocytic lesions with peripheral globules to compare dermoscopic characteristics of nevi and melanomas with peripheral globules.READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE