Giant congenital melanocytic nevi: long-term results of treatment modalities

Giant congenital melanocytic nevi: long-term results of treatment modalities We present our long-term results of 44 children treated for giant congenital melanocytic nevus (GCMN). Although controversial, their potential malignancy enforces their removal. The choice of the technique is a real challenge but should attempt to remove all of the involved tissue with minor cosmetic deformity. Our present approach favours the use of multimodality therapy, and different surgical procedures being used for each region. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Giant congenital melanocytic nevi: long-term results of treatment modalities

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-005-0735-1
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Abstract

We present our long-term results of 44 children treated for giant congenital melanocytic nevus (GCMN). Although controversial, their potential malignancy enforces their removal. The choice of the technique is a real challenge but should attempt to remove all of the involved tissue with minor cosmetic deformity. Our present approach favours the use of multimodality therapy, and different surgical procedures being used for each region.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 1, 2005

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