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July 1965

Malignant Melanoma Arising From an Intradermal Nevus

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatopathology Laboratory, Boston City Hospital and the Department of Dermatology, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(1):69-72. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600130075014

A case of malignant melanoma apparently arising from the lower portion of a preexisting intradermal hairy nevus is presented. This case is an exception to the general rule that if malignant melanomas arise from nevi they originate in nevi with a junctional component.

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