Melanoma in situ

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A young woman with multiple moles ...

  1. Fitzpatrick skin phototypes
  2. Melanoma: ABCDE criteria
  3. Melanoma: melanoma in situ
  4. Melanoma: the Glasgow weighted 7-point checklist
  5. Melanoma: ugly duckling sign
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