Melanoma on Genital Skin

  • Guido Massi
  • Philip E. Leboit


Melanoma on genitalia is a rare but frequently fatal form of melanoma. The histological features are occasionally deceitful and such lesions are frequently confused with benign lesions, especially in their early stage. Although histologically closely related, vulvar melanoma and melanoma on male genitalia will be treated separately because of their peculiar clinical characteristics.


Male Genitalia Lichen Sclerosus Superficial Spreading Amelanotic Malignant Melanoma Male Urethra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Massi
    • 1
  • Philip E. Leboit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyCatholic University Medical SchoolRomeItaly
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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