Pelvic Wall Metastasis From Malignant Melanoma Mimicing Subserous Myoma Uteri

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  • Ebru Dikensoy Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum AD
  • Özcan Balat Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum AD
  • Ayhan Özkur Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Radyoloji AD
  • Abdullah Aydın Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji AD
  • Mehmet Bekerecioğlu Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Plastik Rekonstruktif ve Estetik Cerrahi AD



Pelvic wall metastasis, Malignant Melanoma, Myoma uteri


A 67-year-old woman presented with a solid adnexial mass (as a subseruos myomas) which was detected during her routine control. Her past medical history revealed that her left leg's fifth finger was amputated for nodular type malignant melanoma two years ago. During her following up, the solid mass size measured bigger. Because of suspecting leimyosarcoma, we performed explorotive laparotomy. The mass was seen on the left arterio-venous iliac region and resected succesfully. Histopathological examination revealed neoplastic cell proliferation in iliac lymph node (metastasis of malign melanoma).


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Dikensoy, E., Balat, Özcan, Özkur, A., Aydın, A., & Bekerecioğlu, M. (2008). Pelvic Wall Metastasis From Malignant Melanoma Mimicing Subserous Myoma Uteri. European Journal of Therapeutics, 14(1), 26–29.



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