What Is Acral Lentiginous Melanoma?

Q:
What is acral lentiginous melanoma?
A:
Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is a kind of malignant melanoma, belonging to a form of skin cancer. Here “acral” refers to palms or soles, and the spot of melanoma is much darker than surrounding skin, which means your melanocytes turn cancerous.
For any types of melanoma, early diagnosis and treatment are the best cure.

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