We were pleased to see the report by Dyson et al,1 which was similar to our 1983 work2 and reached the same conclusions. In short, when additional histologic sections of a melanoma specimen beyond those assessed originally are examined, the determined depth will be greater and more poor prognostic findings will be reported.
Ellis CN, Solomon AR. Histologic Evaluation of Melanomas. Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(11):1466. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.11.1466-b