Beachwood-OH
Tel: 216-464-7333
3737 Park East Drive, Suite 109, Beachwood, OH 44122
Willoughby-OH
Tel: 440-946-9080
4212 State Route 306, Suite 200, Willoughby, OH 44094

MelaFind Cleveland

MelaFind® is intended for use on clinically atypical cutaneous pigmented lesions with one or more clinical or historical characteristics of melanoma, excluding those with a clinical diagnosis of melanoma or likely melanoma. MelaFind® is designed to be used when a dermatologist chooses to obtain additional information for a decision to biopsy. MelaFind® should NOT be used to confirm a clinical diagnosis of melanoma.

MelaFind® is only for use by physicians trained in the clinical diagnosis and management of skin cancer (i.e., dermatologists) who have also successfully completed a training program in the appropriate use of MelaFind®.

The MelaFind® result is one element of the overall clinical assessment of clinically atypical lesions. A “High Disorganization” MelaFind® output indicates lesions (which may include malignant melanoma, melanoma in situ, high grade dysplastic nevi and atypical melanocytic proliferation/hyperplasia) that should be considered for biopsy; the biopsy decision of a “Low Disorganization” MelaFind® output should be based on the remainder of the entire clinical context. Lesions that are “non-evaluable” by MelaFind® should be carefully re-evaluated for biopsy.

For more information on MelaFind, you can visit www.melafind.com.

Our Location

  • 3737 Park East Drive, Suite 109, Beachwood, OH 44122
  • Tel: 216-464-7333
  • 4212 State Route 306, Suite 200 Willoughby, OH 44094
  • Tel: 440-946-9080
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