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ES Journal of Case Reports

ISSN: 2767-6560

Risk Factors for Malignant Melanoma in Romania

  • Case Report

  • Monica Deac L*
  • University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • *Corresponding author: Liana Monica Deac, University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Received: Sept 12, 2020;Accepted: Sept 16, 2020; Published: Sept 18, 2020


In all ages of population in the recent decades, Malignant melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer in the whole world. Its incidence has increased worldwide and that for and earlier diagnosis programs, who reduce the morbidity and mortality of the malignant disease. The Parisian physician Rene Laennac’s was the first who reported 200 years ago, the presence of melanoma in Europe

A retrospective epidemiologic study was conducted between 2017-2019 at 250 persons from Transylvania -ROMANIA, 138 Female, 112 Men, on 18-70 age, with malignant melanoma, to identify the most important risk factors for these illness. Malignant melanoma was most common in people over 40, although it affected children, young and middle-aged people as well, but the average age at diagnosis was 57 years of age and it was observed almost on trunks 41% at female and 29% at male. Fair skin and red hair symbolize our most appeared cases followed by blond hair and blue eyes, as well some family aspects too. UV and environmental or working exposure were established to cause.

Clinically, any suspicious skin lesion should be checked immediately, especially if it has grown quickly or is partially raised.