Melanoma

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Definition N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 6;355(1):51-65. Malignant skin neoplasm resulting from the transformation and uncontrolled proliferation of melanocytes. Etiology N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 6;355(1):51-65. Histology Melanocytes: specialized pigment cells found in the basal layer of the epidermis that produce and transfer melanin to mitotically active keratinocytes. Melanin: a dark pigment produced by epidermal… Read more »