Desmoplastic melanoma: A pathologically and clinically distinct form of cutaneous melanoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Melanocytes
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • DMs can be divided into two subtypes based on a histological quantification of desmoplasia. Tumors with prominent fibrosis (pure subtype) are unlikely to disseminate to regional lymph nodes and are associated with a favorable outcome when compared with those with mixed desmoplasia or CM.

publication date

  • March 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/ASO.2005.03.022

PubMed ID

  • 15827812

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 207

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 12

number

  • 3