Dermoscopy of scalp melanoma: Report of three cases

Fernanda Torres, Gabriella Fabbrocini, Sergio Henrique Hirata, Sergio Yamada, Valerio de Vita, Maria Carmela Annunziata, Antonella Tosti

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Scalp melanoma is rare and often late-discovered because of its unusual position. As a consequence, its prognosis is poorer than melanoma on other body sites and only few clinical reports about its dermoscopic pattern have been published. In this paper, we report three clinical cases of scalp melanoma with photographic documentation and dermoscopic images, in order to improve the early detection of scalp melanoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1597-1601
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Dermatoscopy
  • Scalp melanoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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