minimal deviation melanoma(redirected from minimum deviation melanoma)
min·i·mal de·vi·a·tion mel·a·no·ma
a malignant melanoma showing less cytologic atypia than is usual in melanoma cells that nevertheless demonstrate asymmetric expansile invasion of the dermis, or metastasis.
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minimal deviation melanomaAn uncommon, poorly characterised naevomelanocytic tumour belonging to a continuum of melanomas—from benign atypical naevi to frank melanomas—with a behaviour in the middle. Most cases occur in those under age 30.
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