A clinically invisible melanoma.
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We report a case of an amelanotic lentigo maligna incidentally found on a shave biopsy in an 87-year-old woman. Amelanotic lentigo maligna is a rare variant of lentigo maligna. It is often reported as presenting as erythematous scaly macules and is usually confused as benign dermatoses. Here were present a case of amelanotic lentigo maligna with no visible or palpable features.
Australasian Journal of Dermatology
Medical and Health Sciences