Acral Lentiginous Melanoma, Rare Form of Marjolin's Ulcer: A Case and Literature ReviewJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2014-05-15
Authors : N. Siska Ananda; R. R. Natasha Roosseno;
Page : 457-459
Keywords : marjolins ulcer; acral lentiginous melanoma;
Marjolins ulcer is a cutaneous malignancy that previously traumatized and chronically inflammed. The incidence of Marjolins ulcer in acral lentiginous melanoma form is extremely low. We report the first Marjolins ulcer in our hospital, which developed from chronic wound 20 years after traumatic injury. Wide local excision was performed and it was diagnosed histopathologically as acral lentiginous melanoma.
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