• Oct 10, 2022 ; Revised Oct 10, 2022

    Diagnosis and Management of Periocular Malignant Melanoma

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Gabriela Espinoza MD, Viren K Rana, DO
    Oculoplastics/Orbit, Ocular Pathology/Oncology
    Learning Plan CME
    2.5 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Despite having a lower overall incidence than nonmelanoma skin cancer, malignant melanoma remains the leading cause of death from all primary skin malignancies. This collection reviews the differential diagnosis of malignant melanoma and provides outcomes data, guidelines for surgical excision, and biopsy techniques for the management of the disease.