Acral Lentiginous Melanoma


It is a form of melanoma, which is characterized by its place of origin: sole, palm or under the nail (subungual melanoma). It is common on the feet than in the hands. It seems de novo in the skin of normal appearance, or it can be developed within the existing melanocytic nevi (moles) range.

2Acral lentiginous melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma is invasive when melanoma cells penetrate through the bottom membrane of the epidermis and malignant cells into the dermis. The rapid growth of nodular melanoma can also occur in acral lentiginous melanoma and grow deeper into the skin.


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