Morphology & Grade
ICD-O-3 Morphology Codes
Malignant Melanoma in Precancerous Melanosis (8741/3)
Mucosal Lentiginous Melanoma (8746/3)
Nodular Melanoma (8721/3) - Nodular melanoma represents about 15% of all melanomas.
Balloon Cell Melanoma (8722/3)
Malignant Melanoma, Regressing (8723/3)
Amelanotic Melanoma (8730/3) - Amelanotic melanoma is rare and is challenging to diagnose because there is an absence of pigmentation.
Malignant Melanoma in Junctional Nevus (8740/3)
Lentigo Maligna Melanoma (8742/3) - Lentigo maligna melanoma accounts for approximately 5% of melanomas.
Superficial Spreading Melanoma (8743/3) - Superficial spreading melanoma is the most common type of melanoma, representing approximately 70% of all melanomas.
Acral Lentiginous Melanoma (8744/3) - Acral lentiginous melanoma represents approximately 8% of all melanomas and is the most common melanoma in dark-skinned people.
Desmoplastic Melanoma (8745/3) - Desmoplastic melanoma is rare, representing approximately 1.7% of all melanomas.
Malignant Melanoma in a Giant Pigmented Nevus (8761/3)