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Melanoma

Scalp Reconstruction 3

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Patient diagnosed with malignant melanoma of midline forehead. Mohs excision performed by primary dermatologist. Forehead/scalp reconstruction performed by Dr. Simon Madorsky at SCARS Center.  

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Chin Reconstruction 3

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Patient diagnosed with Melanom-In-Situ of left chin. Mohs excision performed at primary dermatologist’s office. Chin reconstruction performed by Dr. Simon Madorsky at SCARS Center. 

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Eyelid Reconstruction 4

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Patient diagnosed with 0.8 mm invasive melanoma with involved deep margins. Mohs surgery performed by Dr. Matthew Goodman at SCARS Center. Eyelid reconstruction performed by Dr. Simon Madorsky at SCARS Center.  

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Mapping of Recurrent Melanoma In Situ of Leg

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HISTORY   50-year-old woman presents with recurrent melanoma in situ of left leg. First biopsied on 9-2-16, the lesion was excised on 10-14-16 and showed extensive residual melanoma in-situ with radial margins involved from 12- 3 o’clock.  The defect was reconstructed at the time with a full thickness skin graft. Second excision cleared the involved…

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Right Ear Melanoma In Situ with Depth Uncertainty – The role of Histopathologic Discordance in Clinical Decision Making

HISTORY 40-year-old man presents with a 2 month history of right posterior ear pigmented papule. Shave biopsy on 9-18-17 showed malignant melanoma at least in situ. Excision with 5 mm margins on 10-9-17 confirmed residual melanoma at least in situ with clear margins. DISCUSSION Lack of superficial invasion cannot be definitely ruled out after a…

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Chasing Margins of Melanoma In Situ of Back

HISTORY 69-year-old man presents with melanoma in situ of the upper back. A biopsy on 6/15/2017 showed malignant melanoma at least in-situ. Excision with 5 mm margin and skin graft closure on 8/9/2017 found residual melanoma in situ with at 2-4 o’clock. Additional 4mm margin excision on 9-13-17 still found residual lesion at 1-3 o’clock…

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RECURRENT MELANOMA

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  HISTORY 70-year-old woman presents with metastatic melanoma in the right parotid gland region of 1 year duration. Diagnosis was made with a core needle biopsy on 09-08-17. Patient also has small palpable right cervical lymph nodes with SUV 1.6 and 2.0. Patient history of melanoma began in 2001 as a pink macule of the…

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RECURRENT SCALP MELANOMA WITH CALVARIAL METASTASES

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HISTORY 85-year-old man with history of treated scalp melanoma presented with a 1 month rapidly growing scalp nodule. The original melanoma was treated in 2014 with excision, then re-excision of recurrence, and post-operative radiation in June 2015. The wound developed skin breakdown and osteoradionecrosis and was treated with serial outer table of calvarium debridement. Biopsy…

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