Table 2

Study Results.

Total Cases

Positive By FISH

% Positive


Nevus


Congenital

8

0

0.00%


Compound

37

0

0.00%


Intradermal

62

1

1.60%


Junctional

9

0

0.00%


Mild Atypia

32

2

6.30%


Blue

9

0

0.00%


Percent Positive

1.90%



Nevus-Dysplastic



Nevus-Moderate Atypia

60

4

6.70%


Nevus-Severe Atypia

29

3

10.30%


Nevus-Scalp

38

3

7.90%


Nevus-Spitz

49

6

12.20%


Subtotal

176

Percent Positive

9.10%



Melanoma


Superficial Spreading

71

57

80.30%


Spindle cell/desmo-plastic

3

2

66.70%


Nodular

45

42

93.30%


In Situ

8

6

75.00%


Metastatic

40

33

82.50%


Subtotal

167

Percent Positive

83.80%


Total Cases

500


Moore and Gasparini Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:76   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-76

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