Melanoma skin metastases may occur as satellitosis and in transit metastases as a consequence of intralymphatic tumor spread, or distant metastases, due to hematogenous dissemination.1 High-risk patients must be therefore accurately monitored by means of clinical and instrumental examination. Surgical resection of the lesions remains the preferred therapeutic approach, whenever possible, and thus their early recognition is of fundamental importance.2
Paganelli A, Longo C, Pampena R, Piana S, Borsari S. Early Diagnosis of Skin Melanoma Metastasis by Means of Dermoscopy and Confocal Microscopy. JAMA Dermatol. Published online October 31, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2699
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