Hand metastasis from melanoma: a case study.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Metastases to the hand are rare. Most frequently they result from carcinomas of the lung, breast or kidney. This is a case report of a rare peripheral metastatic lesion in a 24-year-old man with melanoma. There are no previously reported hand metastases from melanoma. Because of the extremely poor prognosis for patients with osseous metastases from melanoma, treatment should be palliative.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gelberman, RH; Stewart, WR; Harrelson, JM

Published Date

  • October 1978

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 264 - 266

PubMed ID

  • 83215

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States