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Isolated Small Intestinal Melanoma

Isolated Small Intestinal Melanoma

Operated in Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) by Dr Sanjoy Sanyal (then Senior Resident of Surgery under Dr R B Mehta's Unit) in October 1986. A unique case of Isolated Small Intestinal Melanoma, with no obvious primary source, presenting with Acute Small Intestinal Obstruction. Full case study can be seen in URL: and URL: Patholgy credit goes to Dr Veliath, then Head of Department of Pathology in JIPMER. Isolated Small Intestinal Melanoma is virtually unheard of. This is a case presentation of a patient who presented with Intussusception and Intestinal Obstruction. At Laparotomy, a Black Nodule was found in the Intestine, which was the... Show More


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Sanjoy Sanyal
Sanjoy Sanyal (Administrator)
5 years ago

You will rarely see such a case

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