Skip to main content

Table 1 ELM-based classification of cutaneous lesions and corresponding histology

From: The role of spectrophotometry in the diagnosis of melanoma

Non-melanocytic lesions angiokeratoma, verrucous nevus, pigmented basal cell carcinoma, seborrhoeic keratosis, angioma, keratoacantoma, solar keratosis, etc.
Melanocytic lesions
(without pigment network)
compound nevus, intradermal nevus, papillomatous compound nevus, Spitz nevus, blue nevus.
(with pigment network) junctional nevus, lentigo simplex, pigmented spindle cell nevus (Reed nevus), nevus spilus, cockarde nevus, atipycal nevus, melanoma.
Other lesions squamous carcinoma, trichoepithelioma, Becker's nevus, Ota's nevus, Ito's nevus, Halo nevus.