Malignant Melanoma of the Stomach

  • Aastha Bharwad University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita, Department of Internal Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • Hamna Shah University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita, Department of Internal Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • William Salyers University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita, Department of Internal Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA

Keywords

Melanoma, stomach, metastasis, biopsy

Abstract

Malignant melanoma with metastasis to the stomach is rare and seldom diagnosed before death. The most common gastrointestinal (GI) metastatic site is the small intestine, followed by the colon, rectum and stomach. We present the case of a 55-year-old woman with a history of melanoma who presented with melena and syncope, and was found to have metastatic gastric melanoma.

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  • Published: 2022-11-16

    Issue: 2022: LATEST ONLINE (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    Bharwad A, Shah H, Salyers W. Malignant Melanoma of the Stomach. EJCRIM 2022;doi:10.12890/2022_003640.