Medical form for a patient with malignant melanoma of the skin, made in accordance to the most recent guidelines for diagnosing, treating and monitoring the disease

Authors

  • Strahil Strashilov Department of Plastic Restorative, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Veselin Kirov Department of Oncodermatology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Angel Yordanov Clinic of Gynecologic Oncology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Vasil Nanev Department of Surgical Oncology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Miroslava Mihailova Clinic of gastroenterology and hepatology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Ilko Iliev Clinic of Gynecologic Oncology, Medical University Pleven, Bulgaria

Keywords:

Malignat melanoma, treating, monitoring, medical form

Abstract

The malignant melanoma of the skin is a vary  rare malignant tumor, originating from the epidermal melanocytes. In Bulgaria the average morbidity is 6.5/100000. The tumor affects the younger age and often metastasizes in the early stages of the disease. MM of the skin is also the tumor with the highest rate of increase of morbidity. All of this imposes the usage of an unified tactic for diagnosing, treating and monitoring patients with that disease, aiming to achieve maximized beneficial effect for them, and said tactic to be marked in a fitting, simplified, but understandable, medical form. 

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2018-12-13

How to Cite

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Strashilov S, Kirov V, Yordanov A, Nanev V, Mihailova M, Iliev I. Medical form for a patient with malignant melanoma of the skin, made in accordance to the most recent guidelines for diagnosing, treating and monitoring the disease. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2018Dec.13 [cited 2024Jun.24];28(2):245-9. Available from: https://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1127

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Surgical Commentary