The plug-and-patch technique is frequently used for the open repair of inguinal hernias; however, serious complications may arise on rare occasions. We present the case of a 69-year-old patient who presented with a colocutaneous fistula with the sigmoid colon 9 years after the repair of a left sliding inguinal hernia with the plug-and-patch technique. The… (More)
KEY CLINICAL MESSAGE Melanomas of the gallbladder (GB) are extremely rare with a very poor prognosis. They feature in the literature as a few case reports and the method of their management is not clear. We report a case of patient with metastatic cutaneous melanoma to the GB, and our treatment suggestion.