Cutaneous Melanoma Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 29, 2019
  • Author: Susan M Swetter, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

For subungual melanoma, also consider chronic paronychia, subungual hematoma, and melanonychia striata. For superficial spreading or nodular subtypes, also consider traumatized nevus.

Differential Diagnoses