Congenital malignant melanoma.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 6-week-old girl with congenital melanoma of the skin is reported and the literature is reviewed. We believe this to be the first case of congenital melanoma in a black infant who had no underlying giant melanocytic nevus. Because of the significant relationship between the early treatment and prognosis of malignant melanoma, we wish to alert pediatric clinicians to the existence of this rare congenital neoplasm.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Prose, NS; Laude, TA; Heilman, ER; Coren, C

Published Date

  • June 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 79 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 967 - 970

PubMed ID

  • 3588150

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-4005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States