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Special Considerations for Stage IV Melanoma During Pregnancy

Mirjam Beyeler, MD; Jürg Hafner, MD; Ernst Beinder, MD; Jean-Claude Fauchêre, MD; Sandro J. Stoeckli, MD; Mathias Fehr, MD; Reinhard Dummer, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(9):1077-1079. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.9.1077.
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Ulcerated melanoma of the scalp of a 23-year-old pregnant woman.

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