A woman presents for evaluation of an asymptomatic lesion on her thigh that was first noted approximately 2 months ago.
A woman presents with itching and burning on her arm that intensifies following sun exposure.
A woman presents with spontaneous reddish-purple discoloration of her toes.
A woman presents with an asymptomatic bump under the skin of her hand.
A pediatric patient is referred for treatment of a lesion on her foot that was first noticed 6 weeks ago.
An older man presents for evaluation of a 1.5-cm, hyperpigmented lesion on his upper back.
The clinical presentation of melanoma varies between patients, stage of diagnosis, subtype, and may initially present the same as any other pigmented macule or patch on the skin.