Primary Pulmonary Malignant Melanoma: Report of an Important Entity and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Kyriakopoulos2017PrimaryPM,
  title={Primary Pulmonary Malignant Melanoma: Report of an Important Entity and Literature Review},
  author={Christos K. Kyriakopoulos and George Zarkavelis and Artemis Andrianopoulou and Alexandra Papoudou-Bai and Dimitrios Stefanou and Stergios Boussios and George Pentheroudakis},
  booktitle={Case reports in oncological medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Malignant melanoma involving the respiratory tract is nearly always metastatic in origin, and primary tumors are extremely rare. Published data on primary pulmonary malignant melanomas are limited. Up to now 40 relevant cases have been reported in the English literature. Herein, we report a case of a 56-year-old female patient who presented with intracranial metastases due to primary pulmonary melanoma. She underwent bronchoscopy and died 5 months after the initial diagnosis despite the… CONTINUE READING

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