Clinically recognized dysplastic nevi: A central risk factor for cutaneous melanoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • Although nondysplastic nevi confer a small risk, clinically dysplastic nevi confer substantial risk for melanoma. On the basis of nevus number and type, clinicians can identify a population at high risk of this epidemic cancer for screening and intervention.

publication date

  • May 14, 1997

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9145715

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1439

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 277

number

  • 18