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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 212-214

Malignant melanoma - cutaneous metastases


1 Division of Community Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar - 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Division of Pathology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar - 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India

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L Padmavathy
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.44803

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Melanoma composed of melanocytes may arise in the skin or other tissues harboring melanocytes, such muco-cutaneous junctions, mucosa including the conjunctiva, iris, choroids and substantia nigra. Metastases to the skin and subcutaneous tissues from a malignant melanoma are less common. A case of multiple painless nodules on the body that revealed metastatic deposits of melanoma on histopathological examination is being reported.


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