Animal-type melanoma

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Animal-type melanoma
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Animal-type malignant melanoma-a) Macroscopy of the extracted orbital tumor b)melanin-containing cells are abundant in tumor c)diffuse proliferation of the epithelioid cells d)positive for atypical cells e)positive for atypical cells f) vast areas of necrosis

Animal-type melanoma is a cutaneous condition and is characterized by nodules and fascicles of epithelioid melanocytes with pleomorphic nuclei and striking hyperpigmentation, dendritic cells, numerous melanophages and, sometimes, an inflammatory infiltrate of lymphocytes.[1]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.