Andreea Contolenco

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In recent years, the autopsy was considered necessary only in medico-legal cases, or when the clinician requires it to better understand the pathology and cause of death (with the deceased family's consent). Although it has been shown in numerous studies that the autopsy and the postmortem histopathological examination are the only ones that can diagnose(More)
ABSTRACT The aim of this case report was to evaluate the histopathological characteristics on a patient with metastases in the femur from malignant melanoma. A review from the literature is also mentioned.We present a case of metastatic malignant melanoma in the femur with known primary site in a 44-year-old-female. Diagnosis was confirmed by(More)
Medicine is continually evolving; the new technologies of diagnosis and treatment continue to improve the life expectancy and lead to new information concerning various pathologies. The autopsy is viewed more and more as an ultimate branch of medicine and used only in extreme cases or for forensic purposes. Nevertheless, many studies, including this one,(More)
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