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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2014
2014
Malignant melanoma of the rectum is an extremely rare disease. It typically presents in the fifth or sixth decade of life with… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2009
2009
INTRODUCTION Anorectal melanoma represents an unusual but important presentation of rectal malignancy. There have only been a few… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate computed tomographic (CT) findings in patients with pathologically proved primary malignant… (More)
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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… (More)
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2002
2002
F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) has been used extensively to stage, restage, and follow… (More)
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2001
2001
We describe herein a case of amelanotic melanoma of the rectum. Macroscopically, the tumor was lacking in pigmentation and… (More)
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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… (More)
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1988
1988
Reports of rectal melanoma often attribute the lesion to tumor extension from anal melanocytes which have undergone malignant… (More)
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