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Vulvar Disease pp 267-274 | Cite as

Melanoma

  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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Abstract

Melanomas are malignant tumors arising from pigment cells: melanocytes. They arise from the neural crest, a transitory embryological structure at the dorsal borders of the neural plate.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and GynecologyLyon 1 University and Centre Hospitalier Lyon SudLyonFrance

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