Endoscopic therapy of metastatic melanoma to the papilla of Vater: A case report

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Abstract

Melanoma, together with breast and lung cancer, is the most common metastatic tumor of gastrointestinal tract, sited usually in the small bowel, less frequently in the large bowel or in the stomach. We report a rare localization of metastatic melanoma to the major papilla. Clinical presentation and endoscopic treatment is discussed. Literature is briefly reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-159
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva
Volume22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Melanoma
  • Metastases
  • Papilla of Vater

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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