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Bladder metastasis of malignant melanoma: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21042956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Metastatic malignant melanoma of the bladder is extremely rare in clinical practice with less than 10 cases reported in the last 30 years in the English literature. We report a case of malignant melanoma metastasis into the bladder, and review of the pertinent literature. A 60-year-old woman with a history of malignant melanoma in the distal phalanx on the right middle finger, excised 8 years ago presented with gross hematuria and weight loss. She underwent cystoscopy and complete transurethral resection of the bladder tumor. Pathological examination showed metastatic malignant melanoma of the bladder mucosa. The patient eventually died 7 months after transurethral resection.
Authors:
Ozan Efesoy; Selahittin Cayan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England)     Volume:  28 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1559-131X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9435512     Medline TA:  Med Oncol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, 33079, Mersin, Turkey, oefesoy@yahoo.com.
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