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Med J Bakirkoy. 2015; 11(2): 89-91


A choroidal malignant melanoma case with liver metastasis 15 months after diagnosis

Serdar Olt, Selçuk Yaylaci, Emine Ulku Yilmaz, Yasemin Gündüz, Gozde Cakar, Atakan Demir, Ali Tamer, Mustafa Ihsan Uslan.

Abstract
Choroidal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor and its incidence is approximately 4000 cases per year and the most frequently organ metastasis is liver. Malignant melanoma accounts for 1.5% of all cancers. We reported the case of a patient diagnosed with choroidal melanoma 15 months ago presented with jaundice, malaise, fatigue, abdominal distension and pain, nausea and vomiting. The evaluation revelaed a liver metastasis.

Key words: Choroidal melanoma, liver metastasis, malignant melanoma



Tanıdan 15 ay sonra karaciğer metastazı saptanan koroidal malign melanoma

Özet
Koroidal melanom en sık görülen primer intraokuler malign tümördür ve insidansı yılda yaklaşık 4000 vakadır. Malign melanom tüm kanserlerin %1.5’ini oluşturur. En sık metastaz yaptığı organ karaciğerdir. Bu yazıda koroidal melanom tanısından 15 ay sonra, sarılık, halsizlik, yorgunluk, karın ağrısı, abdominal distansiyon, bulantı ve kusma nedeniyle yapılan tetkiklerinde karaciğer malign melanom metastazı saptanan olgu sunulmaktadır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Koroidal melanoma, karaciğer metastazı, malign melanom



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