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68 Possible Causes for Subungual Melanoma

  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma

    Classifications Malignant ALM (also called subungual melanoma) affects people of Asian or African descent more than any other race or ethnicity.[] The activity of the recently described p16 tumour suppressor gene, thought to be the 'familial melanoma gene', was studied in 24 patients with subungual melanoma and 44 patients[] Results: A total of 53 cases of plantar or lower-extremity subungual melanoma were identified.[]

  • Exostosis

    , osteochondroma, amelanotic subungual melanoma and glomus tumour.[] , osteochondroma, amelanotic subungual melanoma and glomus tumour .[] […] fibroma Subungual wart Epidermoid cyst Myxoid cyst Secondary subungual calcification due to trauma or psoriasis Ingrown toenail Amelanotic melanoma Osteochondroma Enchondroma[]

  • Subungual Hematoma

    If the discoloration from the hematoma does not migrate as the nail grows out, subungual melanoma should be ruled out.[] -Crushed nailed -Fracture of distal phalanx -Subungual melanoma -Artificial acrylic nails -Hematoma 50% If there is 50% hematoma what could this indicate? How is it tx?[] These are not features of hematoma, but they are associated with melanoma.[]

  • Subungual Fibroma

    […] haematoma A collection of blood under the fingernail, often the result of blunt trauma to the nail. (06 Mar 1998) subungual melanoma A melanoma beginning in the skin at the[] Introduction An aggresive skin malignancy of melanocytic origin types include acral lentiginous melanoma subungual melanoma is a subtype of ALM Epidemiology demographics slightly[] Differentiating melanonychia from other Diseases Longitudinal melanonychia may be a sign of subungual melanoma ( Acral lentiginous melanoma ), although there are other diagnosis[]

  • Dystrophic Nail

    Eczema Subungual melanoma Lichen planus. 5. Eczema (irritant or allergic contact dermatitis). 6 . Lichen planus. 7. Subungual melanoma. 8. Psoriatic nail disease.[] melanoma Squamous cell carcinoma or keratoacanthoma Corn Subungual fibroma Inclusion cyst Onychomatricoma Subungual exostosis Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath Myxoid cyst[] melanoma.[]

  • Ischemic Ulcer

    We're used to seeing benign conditions of the foot," he said, noting that some melanoma lesions may be dismissed as verrucae, toenail onychomycosis, subungual hematomas, tinea[]

  • Palmar Abscess

    Metastatic cancer, subungual melanoma, and squamous cell cancer may rarely present as chronic paronychia.[]

  • Skin Cancer

    Subungual melanoma may manifest as diffuse nail discoloration or a longitudinal pigmented band within the nail plate.[] Melanoma in the Chinese of Hong Kong: Emphasis on volar and subungual sites. Cancer. 1984; 54 :1482–1488. [ PubMed ] Copcu E, Aktas S, Sisman N, Oztan Y.[] Acral lentiginous melanoma (2 to 8 percent of all melanomas) occurs on the palmar and plantar surfaces, the digits and the subungual areas (Figure 7).[]

  • Chronic Abscess

    In addition, metastatic cancer, subungual melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma may present as chronic paronychia.[]

  • Lentigo Maligna Melanoma

    In one of the patients, histopathology of the pigmented tumor on the left middle toe was a Pagetoid (superficial spreading) melanoma in situ, and the subungual granulomatous[] Melanoma of the nail bed (subungual melanoma) often presents when a pigmented streak of the nail involves the cuticle (Hutchinson's sign).[] Less than 5% of all melanomas are acral lentiginous melanoma ( subungual melanoma ), but it is the most common melanoma in African-Americans and Asians.[]

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