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Skin Malignant melanoma

Which of the following statements regarding melanoma is not correct?
A) In the radial phase the papillary zone of dermis can be involved.
B) Lymphocyte response is predominant in radial phase of melanoma.
C) Nodular melanoma has the poorest prognosis of the clinical variants of melanoma.
D) Malignant melanoma trends to involve the lower part of the face.
E) Nodular melanoma begins with radial growth phase.
F) Lentigo maligna melanoma occurs on sun-exposed skin.
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Ans ... E .......... no radial growth in nodular type.....
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all types start with radial growth
nodular then quickly progresses to vertical growth

i'm not sure about A or B
i'm leaning more to B... simply because I don't know what it means lol

ANS: B
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nope , nodular has no radial growth , read it from goljan pg no 553 , 3rd edition .......
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nope , nodular has no radial growth , read it from goljan pg no 553 , 3rd edition .......
i was reading the same thing before i saw your post...yes, answer is E.
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Nice question had to read Gojlan
dont remember when the last time i had opened it.
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i was taught everything starts off as radial growth "-_-
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What about F?

Edit: oops, didnt read the "not" in the question!
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