Managing lentigo maligna with imiquimod

In cases of lentigo maligna where surgery is not possible or declined by the patient, is imiquimod a viable treatment alternative?

The terms shark and melanoma both conjure fear in our hearts. Despite this fear, most sharks are harmless. The same is true of many melanomas.

Lentigo maligna is classified as an in situ melanoma. The current documented survival rate after their complete excision is basically the same for patients as for matched, melanoma naive controls.1