Solitary Metastasis from Cutaneous Melanoma to the Liver: Resection by Extended Left Hepatectomy (Trisegmentectomy) with Clearance of Tumor from the Portal Vein Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Echocardiography
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler

abstract

  • A 61-year-old woman presented with low grade fever and an epigastric mass eight years following resection of a stage Clark IV infraclavicular cutaneous melanoma followed by axillary node dissection. Investigations revealed a tumor in segment II, III, IV and V of the liver and a thrombus involving the main portal vein. Liver resection with extended left hepatectomy (left trisegmentectomy) and portal vein thrombectomy is reported.

publication date

  • January 1994

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1155/1994/29169

PubMed ID

  • 7993865

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 53

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 8

number

  • 1