Malignant melanoma of the stomach presenting with an unknown primary lesion

@article{Iconomou2003MalignantMO,
  title={Malignant melanoma of the stomach presenting with an unknown primary lesion},
  author={Thomais Gina Iconomou and Dimosthenis A Tsoutsos and Konstantina Frangia and Helen J. Gogas and Savvas Papadopoulos and Vasilios Georgountzos and John Ioannovich},
  journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={153-155}
}
Although the gastrointestinal tract seems to be a common site for melanoma metastases it is extremely unlikely that a melanoma of the gastric mucosa is of primary origin. Only a few cases have been reported in the literature, and the diagnosis is made clinically, endoscopically, or by postmortem material. Moreover, most of these patients have visceral metastases in other areas. A case of malignant melanoma of the stomach diagnosed endoscopically is presented. It was confirmed histologically… CONTINUE READING

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