According to the American Academy of Dermatology guidelines, what the prognostic factors for primary cutaneous melanoma?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Susan M Swetter, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Guidelines have been released by the American Academy of Dermatology on the evaluation and management of primary cutaneous melanoma. [143]

Evidence strongly indicates that Breslow thickness, ulceration, and dermal mitotic rate are important predictors of patient outcome in primary cutaneous melanoma.


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