Primary Melanoma of the Spinal Cord: A Case Report

Sinha, Ruchi and *, Tauseef Husain Rizvi and Chakraborti, Shrijeet and Ballal, Chandra Kumar and *, Anup Kumar (2013) Primary Melanoma of the Spinal Cord: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 7 (6). pp. 1148-1149.

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Abstract

Primary melanoma is an extremely rare tumour of the spinal cord. We are reporting a case of primary melanoma of the spinal cord in a 55-years-old male patient. Magnetic resonance imaging showed an extradural intraspinal lesion opposite the L4 vertebral body. The lesion was completely resected and a microscopic diagnosis of melanoma was made. Thirty eight months later, the patient is alive, with no evidence of any tumour recurrence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Melanoma, spinal cord, lumbar
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2013 09:54
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2013 09:54
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138018

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