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Primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus with diffuse melanocytic atypia and melanoma in situ.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2589247     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary malignant melanoma is an unusual lesion in the esophagus that is not infrequently seen in association with melanosis. A case of esophageal invasive malignant melanoma with melanosis is described in which the melanosis exhibited melanocytic atypia extending through to melanoma in situ. The authors know of no previously reported such finding.
R P Guzman; R Wightman; E Ravinsky; H W Unruh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0002-9173     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1989 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-02     Completed Date:  1990-01-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370470     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  802-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Esophagus / pathology*
Liver Neoplasms / secondary
Melanocytes / pathology*
Melanoma / pathology*,  surgery
Melanosis / pathology*

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