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Journal of Case Reports
Secondary Malignant Melanoma of Stomach
Kuldeep Chaudhary, Swati Mishra, Vatsala Misra, Himalina Sangma
Department of Pathology, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Swati Mishra
Email: drswatimishra456@gmail.com
Received: 01-APR-2021 Accepted: 08-AUG-2021 Published Online: 25-SEP-2021
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2021.0053
Background: Melanoma is a malignant tumor of the melanoytes and preponderantly occurs in the skin. Malignant melanomas are well known aggressive tumors that often metastatsize to lymph nodes and gastointestinal tract with small bowel, large bowel and rectum being the most common sites. However, gastric metastasis is a rare entity. It can be either primary or metastatic. Case Report: We report here two cases of secondary malignant melanoma of stomach, one with known and other with unknown primary lesion of 55 year and 75 year old patients respectively. Conclusion: Melanoma metastasizing to stomach is inimitable entity and augur a poor prognosis.

Keywords : Gastrointestinal Neoplasms, Melanoma, Rectum, Skin Neoplasms, Stomach.
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