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A painful shoulder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8855066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case is outlined of a patient presenting with a painful shoulder. Metastatic malignant melanoma was diagnosed. The sites of origin of melanotic lesions as well as metastatic sites are described. Both gross and radiological appearances of such lesion are not uniform, varying from osteolytic to osteoblastic forms. Treatment is for the most part ineffective. The outcome is rapid and invariably fatal.
Authors:
M A O'Reilly; C W Heron; J P Glees; P M O'Reilly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  161     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-14     Completed Date:  1997-02-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, St. George's Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Arthralgia / diagnosis*,  etiology
Bone Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis,  secondary
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Melanoma / complications,  diagnosis,  secondary
Shoulder Joint* / pathology,  radiography

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