Spontaneous regression of transplacental metastases from maternal melanoma in a newborn: case report and review of the literature.

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We describe a rare case of transplacental-transmitted maternal melanoma to the placenta and foetus during the second pregnancy of a 28-year-old woman. She was aware of a greyish-brown nodular lesion on the right gluteus during her first pregnancy. On histological examination, this lesion resulted to be an amelanocitic melanoma. Breast metastases occurred… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CMR.0b013e32833faf6a

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@article{Menada2010SpontaneousRO, title={Spontaneous regression of transplacental metastases from maternal melanoma in a newborn: case report and review of the literature.}, author={Mario Valenzano Menada and Melita Moioli and Alberto Garaventa and Paolo Nozza and Marilena Foppiano and Nadia Trimarchi and Ezio Fulcheri}, journal={Melanoma research}, year={2010}, volume={20 6}, pages={443-9} }