Context: Malignant melanoma commonly metastasizes to the small intestine where it can cause pain, bleeding, and obstruction. However, jaundice from metastatic melanoma is relatively uncommon. Case report: A case of known malignant melanoma presenting as new onset obstructive jaundice as a result of a rarely reported metastasis to the ampulla of Vater. Conclusion: Multidisciplinary management of patients with metastatic melanoma is essential.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Pancreas|
|State||Published - Mar 2010|
- Ampulla of vater
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism