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Study of formaldehyde-induced fluorescence in cutaneous melanomas and naevi
A B Harke
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Harke A B, Thakar P G, Deshumkh S D. Study of formaldehyde-induced fluorescence in cutaneous melanomas and naevi. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:140-142
AbstractWe have investigated 16 cases of cutaneous malignant melanomas and 34 cases of various types of neavi for formaldehyde-induced fluorescence. All cutaneous malignant melanomas (100%), but only two out of 34 naevi (5.88%) showed FIF positivity. The significance of this finding as a predictor of biological behaviour is discussed.