Author | Maria Jose Calvo Lopez, MD

Articles

Ultrasound seeks out metastatic melanoma

May 01, 2007

Cutaneous malignant melanoma is a relatively common malignancy, and its incidence is increasing worldwide, especially in the Caucasian population. The clinical course of melanoma depends on tumor thickness, localization, ulceration, growth rate, and histology of the primary tumor. Metastatic spread may arise from very small masses.