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cutaneous melanoma

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A primary melanoma arising from atypical melanocytes in the skin. Precursor lesions include acquired and congenital melanocytic nevi, and dysplastic nevi. Several histologic variants have been recognized, including superficial spreading melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, nodular melanoma, and lentigo maligna melanoma.

Synonyms: Melanoma of the Skin, Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face, Melanoma of skin, site unspecified, [X]Malignant melanoma of skin, unspecified, Malignant Melanoma of Skin, Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma, Malignant melanoma of skin (disorder), Malignant melanoma of skin, NOS, Malignant melanoma of other specified skin site (disorder), Malignant melanoma of skin NOS, MALIG MELANOMA SKIN NEC, MM - Malignant melanoma of skin, Malignant melanoma of other specified skin site, Malignant Melanoma (of Skin), Stage Unspecified, Melanoma of Skin, cancer of skin, [X]Malignant melanoma of skin, unspecified (disorder), Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin, Malignant Melanoma of Skin Stage Unspecified, MALIG MELANOMA SKIN NOS, Skin Melanoma, Skin, Melanoma, Cutaneous malignant melanoma, Malignant melanoma of skin NOS (disorder), MAL MELANOM FACE NEC/NOS

Term info

ICD9 definition citation

ICD9:172.3, ICD9:172.8, ICD9:172.9, ICD9:172

OMIM definition citation

OMIM:615848, OMIM:155600

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:93655004

bioportal provenance

Melanoma of skin, site unspecified[accessedResource: ICD9:172.9][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of other specified skin site (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:188080004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of skin NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:188082007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [X]Malignant melanoma of skin, unspecified[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190105009][accessDate: 05-04-2011], MALIG MELANOMA SKIN NEC[accessedResource: ICD9:172.8][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face[accessedResource: ICD9:172.3][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of skin (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:93655004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A primary melanoma arising from atypical melanocytes in the skin. Precursor lesions include acquired and congenital melanocytic nevi, and dysplastic nevi. Several histologic variants have been recognized, including superficial spreading melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, nodular melanoma, and lentigo maligna melanoma.[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin[accessedResource: ICD9:172.8][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant Melanoma (of Skin), Stage Unspecified[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], MM - Malignant melanoma of skin[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:93655004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant Melanoma of Skin Stage Unspecified[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], MAL MELANOM FACE NEC/NOS[accessedResource: ICD9:172.3][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of skin, NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:93655004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of skin NOS (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:188082007][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Melanoma of Skin[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Skin, Melanoma[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant melanoma of other specified skin site[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:188080004][accessDate: 05-04-2011], MALIG MELANOMA SKIN NOS[accessedResource: ICD9:172.9][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Skin Melanoma[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Malignant Melanoma of Skin[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], [X]Malignant melanoma of skin, unspecified (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:190105009][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Melanoma of the Skin[accessedResource: NCIt:C3510][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Cutaneous malignant melanoma[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:93655004][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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term editor

Tomasz Adamusiak, James Malone

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