MCQ – 88462


 A 36-year-old woman presents with a pigmented lesion on the posterior aspect of her left calf as shown in the image). An excisional biopsy demonstrates a superficial spreading type of melanoma. Which of the following histologic features has the most important prognostic value in your evaluation of this patient?

A. Degree of melanocytic atypia


Degree of vascularity


Depth of dermal invasion


Extent of intraepidermal invasion by melanoma cells

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