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Metastatic malignant melanoma in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2228533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 29 year old expectant mother was critically ill at 27 weeks gestation with disseminated metastatic malignant melanoma and was treated with dacarbazine. A dramatic remission was induced and at 38 weeks gestation she went into labour spontaneously and delivered a healthy infant. She relapsed and died eight weeks post partum. This is the first reported use of dacarbazine in pregnancy.
K P Harkin; J E Drumm; P O'Brien; A Daly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish medical journal     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0332-3102     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir Med J     Publication Date:  1990 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-20     Completed Date:  1990-12-20     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430275     Medline TA:  Ir Med J     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  116-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Coombe Lying-in Hospital, Dolphins Barn, Dublin.
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MeSH Terms
Dacarbazine / therapeutic use
Infant, Newborn
Melanoma* / drug therapy,  pathology
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic* / drug therapy,  pathology
Skin Neoplasms* / drug therapy,  pathology
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