Tag: Melanin

  • Pigmented tumors

    Pigmented tumors

    The main fear of the patient and the practitioner to a pigmented tumor is that of a melanoma. Black tumors can be of origin: – Non-melanocytic: thrombosed angiomas, basal cell carcinoma, histiocytofibroma, actinic keratosis; – Melanocytic: nevi, melanoma, lentigo, freckles. If in doubt, do not hesitate to seek expert advice. Best melanoma screening examination is…