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Malignant melanoma of rectum

Known as: Rectal Malignant Melanoma, Melanoma of Rectum, Malignant Melanoma of the Rectum 
An aggressive malignant melanocytic neoplasm that arises from the rectum.
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
AbstractAnorectal melanoma (AM) is a rare type of melanoma that accounts for 0.4% to 1.6% of total malignant melanomas. The… Expand
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2012
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2012
Purpose: Recent studies have shown activating KIT mutations in melanoma originating from mucosa, acral, or cumulative sun-damaged… Expand
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2009
2009
Purpose. To analyze 251 patients (101 males and 150 females) diagnosed with ano-rectal malignant melanoma (ARMM) reported to the… Expand
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2004
2004
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with pathologically proved primary malignant… Expand
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcome and toxicity of a sphincter-sparing treatment strategy in the management of patients with anal… Expand
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2002
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2002
F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) has been used extensively to stage, restage, and follow… Expand
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1996
1996
Primary malignant melanoma of the rectum is a very aggressive tumor with a 5-year survival rate of 6%. Most reports include cases… Expand
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1993
1993
The diagnosis of a primary rectal malignant melanoma has been the subject of considerable argument for many years, principally on… Expand
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1988
1988
Reports of rectal melanoma often attribute the lesion to tumor extension from anal melanocytes which have undergone malignant… Expand
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1951
1951
  • D. N. Yaker
  • American journal of surgery
  • 1951
  • Corpus ID: 1816407
Abstract A case of malignant melanoma is reported. In spite of a local cure this case reveals how rapidly these growths… Expand
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