Amelanotic melanoma

What is Amelanotic melanoma?

An anaplastic melanoma consisting of cells derived from melanocytes but not forming melanin.

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I'm 45 years old, 5'2" 128 lbs. I don't smoke or drink. I have a history of thyroid cancer. I just had Moh's surgery for recurrent BCC on my...

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Thanks for posting your query.

I can understand your concern for these symptoms given your history of thyroid cancer and recurrent BCC (basal cell carcinoma...

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I had this corn (is what I had assumed at that time) on my right foot, (which hurt like hell) in January 2015. I went to a podiatrist in...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
They are typical Plantar corns.

Detailed Answer:
I saw the pic. They are typical corns.
a)They are very painful in few.

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Second opinion needed please......
! am a 67 year old male in generally good health who never venture into the Sun.
About 8-9 months ago I...

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Brief Answer:
looks like basal cell carcinoma

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for your question. It is not that uncommon for basal cell...

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