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34.8% of the posts that mention Melanonychia also mention Melanoma (24 posts)

Melanoma

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(Malignant melanoma)
Melanoma is a malignant tumor of melanocytes. Melanocytes are cells that produce the dark pigment, melanin, which is responsible for the color of skin. They predominantly occur in skin, but are also found in other parts of the body, including the bowel and the human eye (see uveal melanoma). ... Read more on Wikipedia

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Melanonychia

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Melanonychia is a black or brown pigmentation of the normal nail plate, and may be present as a normal finding on many digits in black patients, as a result of trauma, systemic disease, or medications, or as a postinflammatory event from such localized events as lichen planus or fixed drug eru... Read more on Wikipedia
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from longitudinal Melanonychia (the hyperpigmentation...
...managed to find is related to the chemotherapy and melanoma. Basically is you are suffering from longitudinal Melanonychia (the hyperpigmentation of the skin and nails) induced by...
gotten darker. 1- subungual melanoma is one of the causes...
...only gotten darker. 1- subungual melanoma is one of the causes of longitudinal melanonychia , longitudinal melanonychia is rare in people who ...similarities 2- there is melanoma in the family b...
GO SON! Melanonychia (also referred to as melanonychia...
...YOU GO SON! Melanonychia (also referred to as melanonychia striata) is brown or ...commonly takes 2 forms: diffuse melanonychia or longitudinal melanonychia (LM). The most important cause...
were in their 20s and 30s than who were in their 50s or 60...
...what is called Melanonychia striata, which might ...now is melanoma. I've known more people who have died of melanoma who were in their 20s and 30s than who were in their 50s or 60s. Something t...
melanoma, benign melanocytic nevi, melanonychia striata...
...shoes for long periods, have diabetes, are involved in a ...disease can be another cause. Malignant melanoma, benign melanocytic nevi, melanonychia striata (seen in HIV infection,...
Melanonychia needs to be evaluated by biopsy to...
...Melanonychia needs to be evaluated ...a sign of subungual melanoma. In fact, melanoma has to be always ...determine the cause of the hyperpigmentation based exclusively on histologic data and...
which is seen in malignant melanoma. Only a black line on...
...sign which is seen in malignant melanoma. Only a black line on ...could be a simple longitudinal melanonychia or part of nail lichen ...matrix biopsy to rule out malignant melanoma. Hope thi...
called 'Melanonychia' which are vertical pigmented bands...
Hi phl666, It may be something called 'Melanonychia' which are vertical pigmented bands known commonly as 'nail ...hun. It could signify a malignant melanoma or lesion. Though dark streaks...
that condition (i.e. melanoma, hematoma, etc). 703.9 is an...
...code to that condition (i.e. melanoma, hematoma, etc). 703.9 is an ...to the skin and subcutaneous tissues, not the nail. Melanonychia is a black or brown pigmentation of the nail...
Melanonychia are vertical pigmented bands, often...
...without some form of treatment. Melanonychia are vertical pigmented bands, often ...plate. It could signify a malignant melanoma or lesion. Dark streaks may...
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