May 2004

Surgical Margins for Lentigo Maligna, 2004

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Arch Dermatol. 2004;140(5):607-608. doi:10.1001/archderm.140.5.607

Bub and her colleagues1 make an important contribution to our fund of knowledge with this report on surgical excision of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma using staged excision with rapid permanent sections. The value of this study is that it provides scientific evidence to help clinicians address the current clinical problems of surgical margins for head and neck melanoma.

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