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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

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...

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...

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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