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High-risk melanoma with nodal involvement in a young woman.

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BACKGROUND: An 18-year-old female presented to her General Practitioner with a bleeding mole on her back. The mole had been present since childhood but had started to bleed in the past month. She was otherwise asymptomatic with no relevant previous medical history. Physical examination revealed a 1.5 cm 1.7 cm pigmented lesion on the left aspect of the patient's upper back. There was no palpable lymphadenopathy. INVESTIGATIONS: Physical examination, excision biopsy, sentinel lymph node biops...

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10.1038/ncponc0582

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Nature clinical practice. Oncology
Volume:
3
Issue:
9
Pages:
517-522
Publication date:
2006-09-05
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EISSN:
1743-4262
ISSN:
1743-4254
URN:
uuid:bcc7b96b-066c-4ddc-9b92-0698de631c2d
Source identifiers:
119131
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pubs:119131

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