Brief ReportEpidermotropic Chondroid Metastasis of Melanoma: Report of a Case of Metastatic Melanoma With Previously Unreported Morphological FeaturesPiana, Simonetta MD*; Valli, Riccardo MD*; Ricci, Cinzia MD†Author Information From the *Departments of Pathology; and †Dermatology, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Reprints: Simonetta Piana, MD, Department of Pathology, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy (e-mail: [email protected]). The American Journal of Dermatopathology: May 2009 - Volume 31 - Issue 3 - p 301-304 doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31819bc6ff Buy Metrics Abstract A potential diagnostic pitfall in the management of patients with melanoma is the inability to recognize metastatic melanoma, especially if it shows unusual features. We describe a case of multiple epidermotropic metastatic melanoma, which finally recurred with an extensive chondroid differentiation. To our knowledge, this is the first description of a case of epidermotropic chondroid metastatic melanoma. © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.