Metastatic amelanotic melanoma simulating giant-cell tumor of bone.

Abstract:

:A case of metastatic malignant melanoma simulating a giant cell tumor of bone is reported. This case typifies the diversity of expression of malignant melanoma. Osteoclast-like giant cells were present only in the femoral head metastasis and were not present in the primary lesion. The giant cell component may be reflective of an inherent and indiscriminant expression which may be seen in a variety of neoplastic bone lesions.

journal_name

Hum Pathol

journal_title

Human pathology

authors

Daroca PJ Jr,Reed RJ,Martin PC

doi

10.1016/0046-8177(90)90183-6

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1990-09-01 00:00:00

pages

978-80

issue

9

eissn

0046-8177

issn

1532-8392

pii

0046-8177(90)90183-6

journal_volume

21

pub_type

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