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Primary malignant melanoma of the trachea: Case report

July 1, 2010  |  Engin Çekin, MD, Hakan Cincik, MD, Ismail Yilmaz, MD, and Atila Gungor, MD


A 22-year-old man was admitted with complaints of dyspnea and hoarseness. Laryngoscopy and computed tomography of the neck revealed a 1.5 x 2-cm solid mass obstructing the trachea. The black, pedunculated mass was completely removed through a tracheal incision, and a...

Primary sinonasal malignant melanoma: A clinicopathologic and prognostic study

December 1, 2009  |  Sudesh Kumar, MS, DNB, Ashok K. Gupta, MS, DLO, MNAMS, Budhi S. Yadav, BS, MD, and Sushmita Ghoshal, MD, DNB


We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the clinicopathologic features and prognostic factors associated with primary sinonasal malignant melanoma. We reviewed the records of 10 patients-7 men and 3 women, aged 35 to 70 years (mean: 51.4)-who had been treated at our...

Malignant melanoma metastatic to the thyroid gland: A case report and review of the literature

January 1, 2009  |  Brian Kung, MD, Saba Aftab, MD, Moira Wood, MD, and David Rosen, MD


The thyroid gland is a relatively uncommon site for a secondary malignancy; even less common is a case of malignant melanoma metastatic to the thyroid. We describe the case of a 68-year-old man who presented with a neck mass in the posterior triangle. Fine-needle aspiration...


September 1, 2007  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Bilateral cerebellopontine angle metastatic melanoma: A case report

July 1, 2007  |  Abraham Jacob, MD; Rebecca P. Brightman, MD; D. Bradley Welling MD, PhD
Although melanoma accounts for approximately 1% of all malignancies, melanoma metastases to the cerebello-...

Malignant melanoma of the sinonasal mucosa: Two case reports and a review

May 1, 2007  |  Alicia R. Sanderson, MD; Brendan Gaylis, MD

Primary malignant melanoma of the epiglottis: A rare presentation

April 1, 2006  |  Rajaraman Durai, MS, MRCS; Syed Hashmi, FRCS
Primary malignant melanoma of the epiglottis is extremely rare. Until now, only 4 cases have been reported in...

Malignant melanoma of the mucous membranes of the head and neck: Three case reports

April 1, 2006  |  Arjun Dass, MS; Ramandeep S. Virk, MS; Harbir Hundal, MS; Harsh Mohan, MD
Primary malignant melanoma of the oronasal region is rare. When it does occur, it is difficult to manage, and...

The Karapandzic flap in recurrent melanoma of the lip

October 1, 2004  |  Lorraine M. Smith, MD, MPH; Ryan F. Osborne, MD


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