Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 2, April 2012, pages 146-148

Amelanotic Melanoma Presenting as a Neuropathic Ulcer in a Non-Diabetic Patient


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Amelanotic melanoma mimicking neuropathic ulcer.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Original magnification × 100. Histology showing pigmented deposition (circled) a characteristic feature of melanoma and upward migration of melanocytes through the epidermis (arrowed) a feature of malignancy.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Original magnification × 200. Cytological features of epithelioid to spindled cells with prominent nucleoli. Arrows highlighting brisk mitotic activity.