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J. Lyth, J. Hansson, C. Ingvar, E. Månsson-Brahme, P. Naredi, U. Stierner, G. Wagenius, C. Lindholm and for the Swedish Melanoma Study Group Prognostic subclassifications of T1 cutaneous melanomas based on ulceration, tumour thickness and Clark’s level of invasion: results of a population-based study from the Swedish Melanoma Register British Journal of Dermatology 168

Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12095

What’s already known about this topic?

  •  Previous studies about prognostic factors for thin melanoma have shown the impact of tumour ulceration, tumour thickness and Clark’s level of invasion.

What does this study add?

  •  This study verifies the importance of the prognostic factors above, and also suggests better ways to combine these factors to create distinct subgroups.
  •  Further, this study includes a large, population-based group of patients with more than 15 years of follow-up data, and the results give accurate information about prognosis for this patient group.

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