A rare presentation of melanoma as a retroperitoneal mass: A case report and a brief review of the literature

Arvind Randhawa, Niket Sonpal, Stephen Machnicki, Colette Spaccavento, Amory Novoselac


Malignant melanoma presenting as a retroperitoneal mass is a rare manifestation of this disease. Melanoma, a malignant tumor of melanocytes, is a form of skin cancer with about 160,000 new cases of melanoma yearly worldwide. More than 53,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with melanoma every year. We present a rare case of malignant melanoma presenting as a retroperitoneal mass.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jst.v3n2p10

Journal of Solid Tumors

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