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Pancreas is frequently site of isolated metastasis, approximately in the 40% of cases in patient with previous history of malignant neoplasia, more frequently from renal cell carcinoma. The melanoma metastasis can also interest the pancreas in case of disseminated disease (50% of the cases); more rarely the pancreas is site of isolated metastases from melanoma. The treatment of the pancreatic metastases from melanoma is controversial: the therapeutic choices are few and the role of surgery is not well defined. If ...
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Publication date: 
1 Jan 2011

Teresa Rosanna Portale, Vincenzo Di Benedetto, Franco Mosca, Maria Antonietta Trovato, MG Scuderi, Stefano Puleo

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Volume: 32 Issue: 3 Pages: 137
Il Giornale di chirurgia