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Metastatic Pattern of Spread of Melanoma  adult

Introduction: None written.

Prevalence: Rare Metastasis Frequency: Common

Cancer. 1964 Oct;17:1323-39. PMID: 14236766 (;2-N/abstract)

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1990 Jul;155(1):109-12. PMID: 2112830

Primary Tumor:

Sorry, no description has been written for the primary tumor.

Known Metastatic Locations:

SiteFrequencyCharacteristics Comments
Skin (Cutaneous and Subcutaneous) Common most common site
radiology image: Multiple Subcutaneous Metastases
Lung Parenchyma CommonNodule second most-common site
Liver Common
Small Intestine CommonSubmucosal
radiology image: Submucosal Deposits and Intussusception
Pancreas Common
Heart Common
Brain Common
Spleen Common
Adrenal Glands Common
Thyroid Common
Pleura Uncommon
Bone UncommonLytic
Breast Uncommon one of the most common extra-mammary breast metastases

PMID: 11745279

Stomach Uncommon
Colon Uncommon
Bladder Uncommon
Diaphragm Uncommon
Gallbladder Rare
radiology image:
Mesentery Rare
Duodenum Rare
Peritoneum Rare
radiology image: Peritoneal Deposits
Pericardium Rare
Ovary Rare
Omentum Rare
Dura (Meninges) Very Rare
Pituitary Gland Very Rare
Bile Duct Very Rare
radiology image: Biliary Metastasis
Appendix Very Rare
Uterus Very Rare
Rectum Very Rare
Testes Very Rare
Muscle Very Rare
radiology image: Involvement of the Left Iliacus Muscle
Bronchus Very Rare
radiology image: Tracheal metastasis