Complex melanoma of the scalp: Diagnosis and management aided by confocal microscopy

Australas J Dermatol. 2021 Oct 26. doi: 10.1111/ajd.13735. Online ahead of print.

Abstract

Melanomas of lentigo maligna subtype are a steadily growing problem and frequently represent a clinical challenge. A case is reported of a complex melanoma of the scalp illustrating the critical role of confocal microscopy for optimal diagnosis and management.

Keywords: confocal microscopy; dermoscopy; lentigo maligna; melanoma; scalp.