Lentigo maligna melanoma with a history of cosmetic treatment: Prevalence, surgical outcomes and considerations.
Lasers Surg Med 2017 Nov 29;49(9):819-826. Epub 2017 May 29.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dermatology Service, 16 E. 60th Street, 4th Floor Dermatology, New York, New York, 10022.
Introduction: Lentigo maligna (LM) is melanoma in situ on sun-damaged skin and presents diagnostic challenges due to overlapping features with benign pigmented lesions. Cosmetic treatments may be inadvertently performed on LM. The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence of LM with prior cosmetic treatment, and evaluate surgical outcomes. Read More