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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 273-276

Cutaneous malignant melanoma with rarest combination of prostatic and splenic metastases on fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography–computed tomography scan


Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, HCG Cancer Hospital, Department of Radiology, HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Digish Shah
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, HCG Cancer Hospital, Sola Science City Road, Ahmedabad - 380 060, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/wjnm.WJNM_49_19

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Cutaneous malignant melanoma (MM) metastases to prostate and spleen are very rarely experienced in clinical setting. As per our knowledge, coexistence of prostate and splenic metastatic MM is not reported worldwide. We are presenting a case of 70-year-old male patients with biopsy and clinically proven case of multifocal cutaneous malignant melanomatous lesions having multiple metastatic lymph nodes and systemic metastases, including prostate and spleen. This is the first case reported worldwide having a combination of prostate and splenic metastases.


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