Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
Vol. 68, No. 4, 2006, pp. 222-223
Bioline Code: is06063
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2006, pp. 222-223
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Case Report- Small bowel metastasis of malignant melanoma|
Radha S, Afroz T, Ratnakar C, Reddy AshwinKumar, Satyanarayana G
Malignant melanoma shows an unusual predilection to metastasize to small intestine. A patient with metastatic spread of malignant melanoma to small intestine is reported. This patient was operated for intestinal obstruction. Metastatic melanoma should be suspected in patients with malignant melanoma who develop gastrointestinal symptoms.
Malignant melanoma, small bowel metastasis