Lentigo maligna melanoma with local and distant blue nevus-like metastases

David S. Baird, Michael D. Ioffreda, Klaus Helm, Catherine G. Chung, Sara Ferguson

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Abstract

Melanoma or melanoma metastases can rarely mimic blue nevi clinically and/or histologically, presenting a diagnostic pitfall for both the clinician and the dermatopathologist. We report a case of an invasive lentigo maligna melanoma with subsequent development of multiple, cutaneous blue nevus-like localized metastases followed by a distant metastasis, heralding widespread systemic metastases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e126-e128
JournalAmerican Journal of Dermatopathology
Volume37
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dermatology

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