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Pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma: two case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16150209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Because of indolent course without mortality, the term "pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma" has been suggested as a replacement for "equine" or "animal-type" melanoma and for the epithelioid blue nevus of the Carney type, from which they are histologically indistinguishable. This report reviews this concept and recounts in detail two of eighteen cases occurring in residents of the Central Coast of California. This paper also contains clinical photographs of pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma, unlike prior reports.
Bruce Howard; Bruce Ragsdale; Kurt Lundquist
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-08-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-09     Completed Date:  2006-03-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Central Coast Dermatology, Inc., Santa Maria, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Melanoma / pathology*
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*

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