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Can it be nodular melanoma if it is not elevated?

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Dr. Ralph Rosato
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The melanoma appearance under the microscope is why it is called nodular.

In brief: Yes

The melanoma appearance under the microscope is why it is called nodular.
Dr. Ralph Rosato
Dr. Ralph Rosato
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

Melanomas are distinguished by their growth patterns and most nodular melanomas are raised but not always pigmented.
The basic types of melanoma include: superficial spreading, lentigo maligna, nodular, and acral lentiginous.

In brief: Not usually

Melanomas are distinguished by their growth patterns and most nodular melanomas are raised but not always pigmented.
The basic types of melanoma include: superficial spreading, lentigo maligna, nodular, and acral lentiginous.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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