Common types of melanoma

Common types of melanoma: superficial spreading malignant, nodular malignant, lentigo maligna, acrolentiginous, nail, amelanotic, desmoplastic, metastatic

Malignant melanoma can take on various forms; in particular we identify the most common types of melanoma in the following:

  • Superficial spreading malignant melanoma
  • Nodular malignant melanoma
  • Lentigo maligna melanoma
  • Acrolentiginous melanoma
  • Nail melanoma
  • Amelanotic melanoma
  • Desmoplastic melanoma
  • Metastatic melanoma

Each of these common types of melanoma has peculiar aspects that characterize it and clearly identify it with respect to the others.