Different manifestations of malignant melanoma in the breast: a report of 12 cases and a review of the literature.

Kurul S., Tas F., Buyukbabani N., Mudun A., Baykal C., Camlica H.

Japanese journal of clinical oncology, vol.35, no.4, pp.202-6, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/jjco/hyi068
  • Journal Name: Japanese journal of clinical oncology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-6
  • Keywords: Cutaneous melanoma, breast, distant metastasis, in-transit metastasis, CUTANEOUS MELANOMA, METASTASES


Background: The breast is associated with a large number of diseases. Besides being the host of many benign and malignant tumors, breast skin and parenchyma are also metastatic sites for various tumors such as leukemia, lung cancer and melanoma.