Beware of the Dent

This inconspicuous indented area on the neck had gone unnoticed Occasionally a skin cancer can present as a slow growing indentation in the skin surface only. The most common cancer to show itself in this way is the sclerosing (scar like) type of basal cell cancer . These can appear as a [...]

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WHAT IS LENTIGO MALIGNA ?

Lentigo maligna of the cheek What is Lentigo Maligna? Lentigo maligna literally means ‘malignant freckle‘. ‘Hutchisons melanotic freckle’ is a now obsolete term for the same condition. It is a thin slow growing melanoma of chronically sun exposed skin in older people; it appears commonly on the face. They typically are tan or [...]

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