Anorectal melanoma.

Jalleh, R.P. and Pathmanathan, R. and Krishnan, M.M. and Mukherjee, A. (1988) Anorectal melanoma. Postgraduate medical journal, 64 (755). pp. 669-71. ISSN 0032-5473, DOI 3251217.

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Four cases of anorectal melanoma are presented. The authors believe that this is the first report of the occurrence of this tumour in Malays. Advanced disease at initial presentation accounts for the poor prognosis observed in this series. Surgery remains the principal treatment modality, although controversy exists regarding optimal extent of resection.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anorectal melanoma
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2011 02:05
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 02:33

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