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How to best evaluate children’s melanocytic lesions for melanoma

children's melanocytic lesions

Children often present for evaluation of a melanocytic lesion that is new, evolving, or worrisome to parents and caregivers. “In the pediatric health care system, malignant melanoma is considered an especially heinous crime. In San Diego, dedicated pediatric providers who identify this disease are members of an elite squad known …

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Melanoma of the eye

Melanoma of the eye

Melanoma of the eye is cancer that occurs in various parts of the eye. Causes Melanoma is a very aggressive type of cancer that can spread rapidly. It usually is a type of skin cancer. Melanoma of the eye can affect several parts of the eye, including the: Choroid Ciliary …

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