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Melanoma of Skin
Ahmed Ebada Salem, MD; Akram M. Shaaban, MBBCh
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OVERVIEW

  • General Comments

    • Classification

      PATHOLOGY

      • Routes of Spread

        • General Features

          • Gross Pathology & Surgical Features

            • Microscopic Features

              IMAGING FINDINGS

              • Detection

                • Staging

                  • Restaging

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Presentation

                      • Cancer Natural History & Prognosis

                        • Treatment Options

                          REPORTING CHECKLIST

                          • T Staging

                            • N Staging

                              • M Staging

                                Selected References

                                1. Amin MB et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 8th Ed. Springer New York, 2017
                                2. Mena E et al: Precision medicine and PET/computed tomography in melanoma. PET Clin. 12(4):449-58, 2017
                                3. Wong VK et al: Clinical and imaging features of noncutaneous melanoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 208(5):942-59, 2017
                                4. Chang ST et al: Metastatic melanoma in the chest and abdomen: the great radiologic imitator. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 35(3):272-89, 2014
                                5. Juan YH et al: Malignant skin and subcutaneous neoplasms in adults: multimodality imaging with CT, MRI, and 18F-FDG PET/CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(5):W422-38, 2014
                                6. Trout AT et al: Melanoma metastases in the abdomen and pelvis: Frequency and patterns of spread. World J Radiol. 5(2):25-32, 2013
                                7. Winkler N et al: Utility of dual phase liver CT for metastatic melanoma staging and surveillance. Eur J Radiol. 82(12):2189-93, 2013
                                8. Krug B et al: Role of PET in the initial staging of cutaneous malignant melanoma: systematic review. Radiology. 249(3):836-44, 2008
                                9. Scarsbrook AF et al: Pearls and pitfalls of radionuclide imaging of the lymphatic system. Part 1: sentinel node lymphoscintigraphy in malignant melanoma. Br J Radiol. 80(950):132-9, 2007
                                10. Bastiaannet E et al: Impact of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography on surgical management of melanoma patients. Br J Surg. 93(2):243-9, 2006
                                11. von Schulthess GK et al: Integrated PET/CT: current applications and future directions. Radiology. 238(2):405-22, 2006
                                12. Kumar R et al: Fluorodeoxyglucose-PET in the management of malignant melanoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 43(1):23-33, 2005
                                13. Essner R: Surgical treatment of malignant melanoma. Surg Clin North Am. 83(1):109-56, 2003
                                14. Leong SP: Selective sentinel lymphadenectomy for malignant melanoma. Surg Clin North Am. 83(1):157-85, vii, 2003
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                                References
                                Tables

                                Tables

                                OVERVIEW

                                • General Comments

                                  • Classification

                                    PATHOLOGY

                                    • Routes of Spread

                                      • General Features

                                        • Gross Pathology & Surgical Features

                                          • Microscopic Features

                                            IMAGING FINDINGS

                                            • Detection

                                              • Staging

                                                • Restaging

                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                  • Presentation

                                                    • Cancer Natural History & Prognosis

                                                      • Treatment Options

                                                        REPORTING CHECKLIST

                                                        • T Staging

                                                          • N Staging

                                                            • M Staging

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Amin MB et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 8th Ed. Springer New York, 2017
                                                              2. Mena E et al: Precision medicine and PET/computed tomography in melanoma. PET Clin. 12(4):449-58, 2017
                                                              3. Wong VK et al: Clinical and imaging features of noncutaneous melanoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 208(5):942-59, 2017
                                                              4. Chang ST et al: Metastatic melanoma in the chest and abdomen: the great radiologic imitator. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 35(3):272-89, 2014
                                                              5. Juan YH et al: Malignant skin and subcutaneous neoplasms in adults: multimodality imaging with CT, MRI, and 18F-FDG PET/CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(5):W422-38, 2014
                                                              6. Trout AT et al: Melanoma metastases in the abdomen and pelvis: Frequency and patterns of spread. World J Radiol. 5(2):25-32, 2013
                                                              7. Winkler N et al: Utility of dual phase liver CT for metastatic melanoma staging and surveillance. Eur J Radiol. 82(12):2189-93, 2013
                                                              8. Krug B et al: Role of PET in the initial staging of cutaneous malignant melanoma: systematic review. Radiology. 249(3):836-44, 2008
                                                              9. Scarsbrook AF et al: Pearls and pitfalls of radionuclide imaging of the lymphatic system. Part 1: sentinel node lymphoscintigraphy in malignant melanoma. Br J Radiol. 80(950):132-9, 2007
                                                              10. Bastiaannet E et al: Impact of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography on surgical management of melanoma patients. Br J Surg. 93(2):243-9, 2006
                                                              11. von Schulthess GK et al: Integrated PET/CT: current applications and future directions. Radiology. 238(2):405-22, 2006
                                                              12. Kumar R et al: Fluorodeoxyglucose-PET in the management of malignant melanoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 43(1):23-33, 2005
                                                              13. Essner R: Surgical treatment of malignant melanoma. Surg Clin North Am. 83(1):109-56, 2003
                                                              14. Leong SP: Selective sentinel lymphadenectomy for malignant melanoma. Surg Clin North Am. 83(1):157-85, vii, 2003