Black pleural effusion due to metastatic melanoma: A case

Reddy, Saritha and Jaiprakash, Padmapriya and Vidyasagar, Sudha and Valiathan, Manna (2016) Black pleural effusion due to metastatic melanoma: A case. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 7 (5). pp. 624-627. ISSN 0975-8585

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Black pleural effusion is seen in numerous conditions, including fungal infections, melanoma and haemorrhage. The examination of cells in fluid along with special stains performed on the same can lead to definite diagnosis in such cases. About 10 cases of black pleural effusion have been reported in literature. However, we present a unique case of pleural effusion due to melanoma, without a known primary skin lesion but from lung.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Black; effusion; melanoma.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2016 14:43
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2016 14:43

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