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Fatal malignant melanoma in an adolescent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20537078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant melanoma is a relatively rare diagnosis in the adolescent population. A case report of a 15-year-old boy with metastatic malignant melanoma is presented followed by a brief review of the literature.
Authors:
Ramona Sarsama Nixon; David Geiss; Shannon Campbell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-11     Completed Date:  2010-09-27     Revised Date:  2011-01-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
O'Bleness Memorial Hospital/Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio State University, Athens, Ohio, USA. rs607301@ohio.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
Dacarbazine / therapeutic use
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Melanoma / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology,  surgery
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology,  surgery
Vincristine / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
4342-03-4/Dacarbazine; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 57-22-7/Vincristine

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