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Malignant melanoma of the prostate: a case report
Department of Urology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Apr 2008 (Vol. 15, Issue 2, Pages( 4027 - 4029)
PMID: 18405456


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  • Primary genitourinary melanoma accounts for less than 1% of all cases of melanoma. Melanoma of prostatic origin is extremely rare. These patients are difficult to diagnose and carry a very poor prognosis. Aggressive surgical resection is the current treatment standard. We report a case of primary malignant melanoma of the prostate found during transurethral resection of the prostate.

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