Melanocytic Tumors, Skin, Mouse

  • Jun Kanno
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Melanocytic tumors are recognized as black or blue-black pigmented spots or soft elevated nodules usually measuring up to 5 mm in diameter and, in a small number of case, reaching 1 cm in size. On cut section, the tumors are well demarcated and usually heavily pigmented.


Malignant melanoma melanotic tumor melanoma 


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