Acral lentiginous melanoma: A brown, irregularly-shaped macular lesion of the unexposed skin that undergoes progression to nodular melanoma. It is found in patients older than 60 years, is more common in Africans and Asians, and occurs on areas of the body lacking hair, such as the soles, palms, fingers, subungual and periungual areas, and muscosal surfaces. #dermatology #beintheknow #skin  *Information thanks to AAD

Acral lentiginous melanoma: A brown, irregularly-shaped macular lesion of the unexposed skin that undergoes progression to nodular melanoma. It is found in patients older than 60 years, is more common in Africans and Asians, and occurs on areas of the body lacking hair, such as the soles, palms, fingers, subungual and periungual areas, and muscosal surfaces. #dermatology #beintheknow #skin *Information thanks to AAD

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Dermoscopy of early stage ALM (a,b) and melanocytic nevi (c,d). (a) Irregular diffuse pigmentation, (b) parallel ridge pattern, (c) parallel...

Dermoscopy of early stage ALM (a,b) and melanocytic nevi (c,d). (a) Irregular diffuse pigmentation, (b) parallel ridge pattern, (c) parallel...

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John Libbey Eurotext - European Journal of Dermatology - Amelanotic acral lentiginous melanoma mimicking diabetic ulcer: An entity difficult to diagnose and treat

John Libbey Eurotext - European Journal of Dermatology - Amelanotic acral lentiginous melanoma mimicking diabetic ulcer: An entity difficult to diagnose and treat

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma - Animation

Acral Lentiginous Melanoma - Animation

Figure 7: A 10-mm diameter amelanotic plantar acral lentiginous melanoma…

Figure 7: A 10-mm diameter amelanotic plantar acral lentiginous melanoma…

Bob Marley before his death at the age of 36. The cause of his death was malignant acral lentiginous melanoma, metastatic melanoma, which spread to his lungs and brain.

Bob Marley before his death at the age of 36. The cause of his death was malignant acral lentiginous melanoma, metastatic melanoma, which spread to his lungs and brain.

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