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Type: Journal article
Title: Malignant melanoma metastatic to a meningioma
Author: Wong, A.
Koszyca, B.
Blumbergs, P.
Sandhu, N.
Halcrow, S.
Citation: Pathology, 1999; 31(2):162-165
Publisher: CARFAX PUBLISHING
Issue Date: 1999
ISSN: 0031-3025
1465-3931
Abstract: The case presented is that of a 63 year old man with a metastasis to an intracranial meningioma from a malignant melanoma. Although the phenomenon of tumor to tumor metastasis to a meningioma has been previously reported, this is the first case in the literature to date, in which the primary tumor is a malignant melanoma. The criteria for the diagnosis of tumor-to-tumor metastasis and possible reasons for the frequency of metastasis to meningiomas are briefly reviewed.
Keywords: Humans; Melanoma; Meningioma; Meningeal Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Second Primary; S100 Proteins; Neoplasm Proteins; Antigens, Neoplasm; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Immunohistochemistry; Aged; Male; Melanoma-Specific Antigens
RMID: 0030006138
DOI: 10.1080/003130299105377
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