This melanoma on the neck is variously colored with a very darkly pigmented area found centrally. It has irregular borders and appears to be larger than 0.5 cm. Prognosis in melanoma is best defined by its depth on resection.
A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, and David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network (7/26/2011).