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Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2006;27(4):443-4.

Solitary ovarian metastasis from cutaneous melanoma--case report.

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Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.


A 47-year-old patient with two previous deliveries and three deliberate abortions was admitted to the Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia with the diagnosis of a uterine myoma and left adnexal mass. Five years previously, she had undergone excision of a malignant melanoma from her left leg. Pelvic exemination disclosed a left adnexal solid mass measuring about 100 x 80 x 80 mm and enlarged uterus 120 x 50 mm in size with myomatosus nodes on the posterior wall. After ultrasound and computed tomography examination, the patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, intracolic omentectomy and selective pelvic lymphonodectomy. The final histopathological diagnosis was metastatic amelanotic malignant melanoma of the left ovary and uterine myomas. After surgery the patient was transferred to the Institute of Oncology and Radiology where she received chemotherapy.

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