Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 359--361

Cardiac involvement in melanoma: A case report and review of the literature


Faruk Tas1, Ayse Mudun2, Cevat Kirma3 
1 Department of Medical Oncology, Institute of Oncology, University of Istanbul, Onkoloji Enstitusu, Capa, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical Faculty of Istanbul, University of Istanbul, Onkoloji Enstitusu, Capa, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Onkoloji Enstitusu, Capa, 34390, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Faruk Tas
Istanbul Universitesi, Onkoloji Enstitusu, Capa, 34390, Istanbul
Turkey

Heart is rarely involved in metastatic cancer. A 44-year-old woman diagnosed with melanoma, with extensive metastases to whole body including interatrial septum demonstrated by PET/CT and echocardiography, was presented and discussed in light of the literature.


How to cite this article:
Tas F, Mudun A, Kirma C. Cardiac involvement in melanoma: A case report and review of the literature.J Can Res Ther 2010;6:359-361


How to cite this URL:
Tas F, Mudun A, Kirma C. Cardiac involvement in melanoma: A case report and review of the literature. J Can Res Ther [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Sep 27 ];6:359-361
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