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ga meileanóma REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
ga meileanóma urchóideach REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
en malignant melanoma | melanoma | melanocarcinoma | MM | black skin cancer
DEFINITION malignant tumor of melanocytes which are found predominantly in skin but also in the bowel and the eye REFERENCE Wikipedia > Melanoma, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanoma (14.9.2009)
COMMENT It is one of the less common types of skin cancer but causes the majority (75%) of skin cancer related deaths. Melanocytes are normally present in skin, being responsible for the production of the dark pigment melanin. Despite many years of intensive laboratory and clinical research, the greatest chance of cure is in the early surgical resection of thin tumours.
fr naevoépithéliome | naevocarcinome | naevus | mélanome ectodermique malin | épithélioma cutané mélanique | épithélioma naevique | naevo-cancer | mélanome malin | naevus cellulaire malin | naevus malin | mélanoblastome | mélanome | cancer anthracoide | cancer mélanique | mélano-sarcome | sarcome mélanique | naevo-carcinome | naevocancer
DEFINITION mélanoblastome de la peau développé le plus souvent sur un naevus pigmenté ou achromique préexistant, parfois brutalement, à la suite d'irritations répétées REFERENCE Reallex Med ;Rivard, D.,Protection de la couche dozone,1989,RINT
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