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Spitz naevus: diagnostic problems and their management implications

Date

2004

Authors

Scolyer, R
Thompson, John
Jain, Sanjiv
Dahlstrom, Jane

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Taylor & Francis Group

Abstract

Spitz naevus is an uncommon, benign melanocytic neoplasm that shares many clinical and histological features with melanoma. While Spitz naevi typically occur in children and melanomas typically occur in adults, either tumour can occur in a patient of any

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Keywords: article; benign tumor; cell type; cytoarchitecture; diagnostic accuracy; diagnostic error; differential diagnosis; histopathology; human; human tissue; image analysis; juvenile melanoma; malignant transformation; melanoma; practice guideline; skin biopsy; Atypical Spitz naevus; Atypical Spitz nevus; Melanoma; Naevus; Nevus; Pathology; Skin; Spitz naevus

Citation

Source

Pathology

Type

Journal article

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DOI

10.1080/00313020412331285318

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