Melanoma history and symptoms

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, M.D.; Serge Korjian M.D.


Symptoms of melanoma include a rapidly growing existing nevus, non-healing skin ulcers, pruritus, or bone pain.

History and Symptoms

Symptoms of melanoma include the following:


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