A Chinese patient with multiple primary melanomas

Authors

  • Jianning SUN Department of Dermatology and Venereology, The 1st Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, P.R. China
  • qazi syed irfanullah shah Department of Dermatology and Venereology, The 1st Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, P.R. China
  • Farhan Younas Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (SA-CIRBS) International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Xuefeng Wan Department of Dermatology and Venereology, The 1st Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, P.R. China

Keywords:

Melanoma, Mutation, Multiple Primary Melanoma, PET CT, Skin Cancer

Abstract

Melanoma is a highly malignant skin tumor with an increasing incidence in Asian Population. We had a Chinese man with multiple primary melanomas on the chest and head region. The lesions were having irregular boundaries, with variable depth, and the patient was free of systemic symptoms. The diagnosis was confirmed by the immune-histopathological examination. Lesions were surgically removed. Risk factors include age, white race, sun-exposed parts, family history, and multiple nevis

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Published

2022-04-10

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SUN J, shah qazi syed irfanullah, Younas F, Wan X. A Chinese patient with multiple primary melanomas. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2022Apr.10 [cited 2024Jun.17];31(3):534-6. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1651

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