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Skin Cancer Pictures, Part III: Melanoma


Updated August 26, 2014

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Melanoma Pictures - On the Fingernail
Melanoma - On the Fingernail
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Melanomas beneath the fingernail appear as a black or bluish black discoloration. This is called "acral lentiginous melanoma" and is the least common form of melanoma. It usually occurs on the palms, soles, or under the nails and is more common in African-Americans.

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