[Primary melanoma of the esophagus. 2 new cases].

@article{Cosme1996PrimaryMO,
  title={[Primary melanoma of the esophagus. 2 new cases].},
  author={{\'A}ngel Cosme and Lu{\'i}s Bujanda and Julio Torrado and L Berdejo and Evelia Ojeda and Agust{\'i}n Castiella and Isabel Montalvo and I Plasencia Gil},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={1996},
  volume={88 10},
  pages={705-8}
}
Primary melanoma of the esophagus is rare. Until 1990, eight cases had been reported in Spain. We report two patients, 50 and 61-year-old men. Melanomas were located in the distal esophagus and were polypoid (5-6 cm), pediculated and pigmented. Endoscopic biopsy was diagnostic in both cases. Fontana staining technique and monoclonal HMB-45 and S-100… CONTINUE READING