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Image Number 1176 (Lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM))

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM)

Site: Forehead

Sex: M

Age: 60

Type:

Description: Slow growing lesion on forehead

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This lesion developed slowly over a period of 16 years into its present size. Sampling in different areas revealed the thickest portion of the melanoma was only 0.65mm He was successfully treated by an excision and skin graft.

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