Rate of Malignancy Low in Pediatric LM

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TOPLINE: Despite a high frequency of atypical features, longitudinal melanonychia (LM) in children is associated with an exceedingly low rate of malignancy. METHODOLOGY: LM — a pigmented band in the nail plate caused by increased melanin deposition — occurs in children and adults, resulting from melanocytic activation or proliferation in response to infection, systemic disease, […]

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Publish date : 2024-04-01 05:16:11

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