A case of malignant melanoma with disseminated hemorrhagic metastases Yaygin hemoraji̇k metastazlarla seyreden bi̇r mali̇gn melanom olgusu


ER Ö. , COŞKUN H. Ş. , ÖZKAN M. , KONTAŞ O. , SOYUER I. , COŞKUN A. , ...More

Erciyes Tip Dergisi, vol.26, no.2, pp.86-89, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : Erciyes Tip Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.86-89

Abstract

Around 4-5% of all patients with malignancy present with metastasis of unknown origin; the group of patients who have hemorrhagic metastases particularly involve malignant melanoma, renal cell carcinoma and choriocarcinoma. A case of malignant melanoma with disseminated hemorrhagic metastases to the brain, ovary and both breasts was presented. The literature was reviewed in relation to clinical, radiologic, histopathologic and immunohistochemical findings.