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regression in melanoma

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Definition : Histologic evidence of partial regression is seen in 10-35% of primary cutaneous melanomas. In a small number of cases, melanomas regress completely after giving rise to nodal or distant metastases. In 5-15% of cases of metastatic melanoma, the primary tumor is never found, presumably due to complete regression.

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