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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 183--185

Malignant blue nevus

Department of Dermatology, Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital, Madras, India

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M Jayaraman
222 R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore, Madras - 600 004
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PMID: 20944318

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Blue nevus represents an aberrant collection of functioning benign dermal melanocytes. Its malignant degeneration is rare and is regarded as a form of malignant melanoma. We report a case of 35-year old male with this rare condition whose primary lesion over left foot ulcerated and patient later succumbed to multiple metastases.

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