Chinese Journal of Dermatology ›› 2022, Vol. 55 ›› Issue (5): 408-410.doi: 10.35541/cjd.20200775

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Clinical and histopathological analysis of five cases of solitary dermal melanoma

Gao Ni, Liu Yu, Wang Lei, Liu Ling, Gao Tianwen, Li Kai    

  1. Department of Dermatology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi′an 710032, China
  • Received:2020-08-06 Revised:2021-01-13 Online:2022-05-15 Published:2022-04-29
  • Contact: Kai LI

Abstract: 【Abstract】 Objective To analysis clinical and histopathological features of solitary dermal melanoma (SDM). Methods Clinical and histopathological data were collected from 5 patients with SDM, and analyzed retrospectively. Results The 5 patients with SDM presented with black, skin-colored or red papules or nodules without any without any specific anatomic predilection. These lesions pathologically manifested as localized dermal/subcutaneous solitary nodules with characteristics of malignancy but no obvious capsules, and the epidermis was not involved. Conclusion Detailed clinical data and skin histopathological examination are the keys to accurate diagnosis of SDM.

Key words: Nevi and melanomas, Neoplasm metastasis, Survival rate, Solitary dermal melanoma, Cutaneous metastatic melanoma