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Types of Melanoma

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superficial spreading melanomaSuperficial Spreading Melanoma
This is the most common type of Melanoma

nodular melanomaNodular Melanoma
This is usually the type that grows quickly. It can present as a rapidly enlarging lump

lentigo maligna melanomaLentigo Maligna Melanoma
This is usually the type that grows slowly. It is most common in older people and is mainly found on the face

acral melanomaAcral Lentiginous Melanoma
This is the type found on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, or under nails (Subungual Melanoma)

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