What’s this spot on my leg?

Dermoscopic image of melanoma on right lower leg.
4 types of melanoma. Source: verywellhealth.com
10 year survival for melanomas of various breslow depths.
From Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, et al. Melanoma of the skin. In: Edge SE, Byrd DR, Compton CA, et al, eds. AJCC Staging Manual. New York: Springer; 2009:325–344.
Tumor category based on thickness and ulceration status for melanoma. Adapted from the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8.
Kaplan-Meier Melanoma-Specific survival curves for stage I and II Melanoma. Source: AJCC8.
Kaplan-Meier Melanoma-Specific Survival Curves According to lymph node (N) categories. Source: AJCC8.

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Tony Jiang

Tony Jiang

Tony is a dermatology resident in PA, here to share some quick stories. When not reading biblical sized textbooks, he enjoys coding and writing apps for iOS.