Definition of Melanoma, lentigo maligna

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Melanoma, lentigo maligna: One of the four clinical types of malignant melanoma and the slowest growing type. Lentigo maligna melanoma typically begins as a patch of mottled pigmentation that is dark brown, tan, or black on sun-exposed skin, such as on the face.

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