Red amelanotic melanomas more commonly underwent shave biopsy (55% vs.. we did not describe skin-colored amelanotic melanoma, as this has been previously. . The majority of pigmented lesions were classified as superficial spreading. . to a more locally invasive phenotype more quickly than pigmented lesions.
But did you know that some melanomas have very different features?. Amelanotic melanomas tend to recur or spread (metastasize) more often than .
Thomas and colleagues compare melanoma-specific survival between patients. and study design variables, but survival did not differ once AJCC tumor stage. that amelanotic melanomas might also grow faster than pigmented melanomas.