Surgical treatment for recurrent tumors of primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Mukaiya1999SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for recurrent tumors of primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Mitsuhiro Mukaiya and Koichi Hirata and Ken-ichi Tarumi and Toshiharu Takashima and Fumitake Hata and Ryuichi Denno and Kazumitsu Koito and Shin Takahashi and Mikinori Satoh},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 25},
  pages={295-8}
}
The purpose of this communication is to present a case of resection performed for local recurrent tumors of primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus (PMME) and to review the relevant literature. The patient was a 54 year-old man who had received an intraabdominal esophagectomy with a total gastrectomy for primary malignant melanoma of the abdominal esophagus in another hospital, in November 1995. After the initial operation, he was treated as an outpatient. In August 1997, computed… CONTINUE READING

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