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Primary mediastinal melanoma presenting as superior vena cava syndrome: A case study
Ann C Gaffey, Leslie A Litzky, Sunil Singhal.
The rates of melanoma have increased over the past 30 years. Malignant melanoma most commonly occurs in the skin with secondary involvement of other organs. Here, we present an extremely rare case of malignant melanoma of the mediastinum with presentation of superior vena cava syndrome without clinical evidence of extrathoracic disease. The incidence of this clinical presentation is uncommon, resulting in only a handful of case reports in the literature.
Mediastinum, mediastinal tumor, melanoma, superior vena cava syndrome
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