Maligní melanom u dětí a adolescentů

Title in English Malignant melanoma in children and adolescents


Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Onkologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Oncology and hematology
Keywords malignant melanoma; children; adolescents; specifics
Description Melanoma is a rare malignancy in the pediatric population, but its incidence has risen very rapidly, specially in adolescent girls. We are presenting review of the current clinical and biological features of pediatric melanoma and problems with its diagnosis and management. Despite the differences between pediatric and adult melanoma survival rates are very similar. Age specific pediatric clinical studies are essential for management of metastatic pediatric malignant melanoma. Prevention and erly detection are also the point of interest.

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