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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-54

An unusual case of acral lentiginous melanoma with leukoderma


Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy, Dr. D. Y. PatilMedical College and Hospital & Research Centre, Pune, India

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Dr. Shreya Deoghare
Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital & Research Centre, Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune 411018
India
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DOI: 10.4103/Pigmentinternational.Pigmentinternational_

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Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer with high mortality. The sole of the foot is an uncommon site where it may remain unnoticed or be misdiagnosed. Melanoma-associated leukoderma (MAL) may be an early sign and a high index of suspicion in late-onset vitiligo may result in early diagnosis. We present a case of MAL with acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) in an elderly female.


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