Review Article| Volume 31, ISSUE 2, P243-253, June 2011

Download started.


Nevoid Melanoma

  • A. Hafeez Diwan
    Corresponding author.
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Suite 214B, MS: BCM 315, Houston, TX, USA

    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

    Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe, Unit 85, Houston, TX, USA
    Search for articles by this author
  • Alexander J. Lazar
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe, Unit 85, Houston, TX, USA

    Department of Dermatology, Sarcoma Research Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Search for articles by this author


      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'

      Subscribers receive full online access to your subscription and archive of back issues up to and including 2002.

      Content published before 2002 is available via pay-per-view purchase only.


      Subscribe to Clinics in Laboratory Medicine
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect


        • Levene A.
        On the histological diagnosis and prognosis of malignant melanoma.
        J Clin Pathol. 1980; 33: 101-124
        • Blessing K.
        • Evans A.T.
        • Al-Nafussi A.
        Verrucous nevoid and keratotic malignant melanoma: a clinico-pathologic study of 20 cases.
        Histopathology. 1995; 23: 453-458
        • Wong T.Y.
        • Suster S.
        • Duncan L.M.
        • et al.
        Nevoid melanoma: a Clinicopathologic study of seven cases of malignant melanoma mimicking spindle and epithelioid cell nevus and verrucous dermal nevus.
        Hum Pathol. 1995; 26: 171-179
        • Kossard S.
        • Wilkinson B.
        Nucleolar organizer regions and image analysis nuclear morphometry of small cell (nevoid) melanoma.
        J Cutan Pathol. 1995; 22: 132-136
        • Barnhill R.L.
        • Flotte T.J.
        • Fleischli M.
        • et al.
        Cutaneous melanoma and atypical Spitz tumors in childhood.
        Cancer. 1995; 76: 1833-1845
        • Schmoeckel C.
        • Castro C.E.
        • Braun-Falco O.
        Nevoid malignant melanoma.
        Arch Dermatol Res. 1985; 277: 362-369
        • Zembowicz A.
        • McCusker M.
        • Chiarelli C.
        • et al.
        Morphological analysis of nevoid melanoma. A study of 20 cases with a review of the literature.
        Am J Dermatopathol. 2001; 23: 167-175
        • Massi G.
        Melanocytic nevi stimulant of melanoma with medicolegal significance.
        Virchows Arch. 2007; 451: 623-647
        • McNutt N.S.
        • Urmacher C.
        • Hakimian J.
        • et al.
        Nevoid malignant melanoma: morphologic patterns and immunohistochemical reactivity.
        J Cutan Pathol. 1995; 22: 502-517
        • Carlson J.A.
        • Ross J.S.
        • Slominski A.J.
        New techniques in dermatopathology that help to diagnose and prognosticate melanoma.
        Clin Dermatol. 2009; 27: 75-102
        • Diwan A.H.
        • Dang S.M.
        • Prieto V.G.
        • et al.
        Lack of maturation with anti-leptin receptor antibody in melanoma.
        Mod Pathol. 2009; 22: 103-106