Unusual Thoracic Manifestation of Metastatic Malignant Melanoma

Manu, Mohan K and Gowrinath, K (2010) Unusual Thoracic Manifestation of Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. Lung India, 27 (2). pp. 96-98.

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Massive pleural effusion due to metastatic malignant melanoma is rare. We report a case of bilateral (massive on left side) pleural effusion as a metastatic manifestation of cutaneous malignant melanoma. In our case, successful outcome of pleurodesis with vincristine is significant as this agent is rarely used.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malignant melanoma; Pleural effusion; Pleurodesis; Vincristine
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pulmonary Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2014 04:36
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2014 04:36
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140902

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