Melanoma is the most common malignancy of the foot1 and is more likely to be misdiagnosed on the foot than in any other location.2 Clinical mimics include verruca, onychomycosis, subungual hematoma, or ischemic digits.2,3
Greenway HT, Twersky JM, Meads SB, Kelley BF. Melanoma of the Foot and Ankle: A Case Series of an Underrecognized Entity. Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(4):543–551. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.4.543
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