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Can children get amelanotic melanoma?

Any kind of melanoma is very rare among children, and this is true for amelanotic melanoma as well. In general, older people are affected by all types of melanoma much more often than children. It may be possible for younger people to develop amelanotic melanoma, but this is usually not the case.

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