Amelanotic malignant melanoma disguised as a diabetic foot ulcer

C L Gregson, T J Allain

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BACKGROUND/CASE REPORT A female patient with diet-controlled Type 2 diabetes mellitus, presented with disseminated malignancy. She had a 15-year history of a diabetic foot ulcer, which was subsequently found to be an amelanotic malignant melanoma. She had recently received immunosuppressive treatment for an episode of nephrotic syndrome secondary to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)924-7
Number of pages4
JournalDiabetic Medicine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2004

Bibliographical note

Copyright 2004 Diabetes UK


  • Fatal Outcome
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Melanoma, Amelanotic
  • Biopsy
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Female
  • Diabetic Foot


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