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Image Number 642 (Melanoma)


Diagnosis: Melanoma

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 80

Type: Clinical

Description: Multiple local melanoma recurrences

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Localised recurrences of melanoma may occur because of inadequate excision in the first place or because spread has already occured into the local lymphatics and grows into the overlying skin graft. Sometimes actual melanoma metastases may occur in the scar of an excision site.

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