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Multiple malignant melanomas in association with neurofibromatosis type 1.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17113519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of multiple primary malignant melanomata occurring over a six year period in a 63-year-old Caucasian man with neurofibromatosis type 1. There is doubt regarding a definite association between these two diseases despite a number of case reports and clear, potential pathological mechanisms. This case not only strengthens support for an association but also highlights the great difficulties that arise in the management of cutaneous melanomata in patients with neurofibromatosis.
C B Barringer; S J Gorse; H S Rigby; C D Reid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-05-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1748-6815     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-20     Completed Date:  2007-03-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264239     Medline TA:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1359-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sixways Surgery, London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6HS, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Melanoma / pathology*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  surgery
Neurofibromatosis 1 / pathology*
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery

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