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The role of homologous serum eye drops in the management of scleral melting after proton beam therapy, a case report

To describe a case of a 39-years-old man with marked scleral thinning secondary to proton beam therapy for choroidal melanoma. Observations: The patient underwent multiple unsuccessful reconstructive surgical procedures complicated by failure and enucleation was finally suggested. However, he started improving following homologous serum drops administration
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Case Series of 141 Melanomas Diagnosed and Managed over 5 years by an Australian Dermatologist: with a Suggested Approach to Suspected Pigmented Lesions

Melanoma is one of the most fatal disorders dermatologists have to diagnose and treat. Despite its prevalence and seriousness, there has been no protocol with consensus suggesting systematic approach for diagnosis and treatment of pigmented lesions. A series of 141 melanomas diagnosed and managed over five years in an Australian dermatology clinicare presented. Also a systematic approach has been suggested for the management of suspicious pigmented lesions and melanomas. It is hoped that this paper provides a platform to open discussion for the development of the best systematic approach.
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Oral Amelanotic Malignant Melanoma: A Review and a Case Report

Oral malignant melanoma is a rare poor prognosis tumor with the 5-year survival rate of <15% that may occur on maxilla and alveolar ridge. Melanoma divided in two forms of pigmented and non-pigmented.
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Palmoplantar Malignant Melanoma in the Brazzaville University Hospital

Palmoplantar Malignant Melanoma (PPMM) is a tumor that arises from the melanocytes of the palmoplantar location. It is usually curable when treated surgically if diagnosed early. Objective: To assess the clinical presentation and treatment outcome of PPMM in Brazzaville Patients and Methods: This is a cross sectional study of thirteen years (January 1998-December 2011). 121 patients with PPMM who received the 3 treatment types were included: Surgery, chemotherapy and combination of surgery and chemotherapy.
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Clinical Characteristics of Metastatic Gastric Tumors: A Report of 8 Cases in a Single Hospital

Metastatic gastric tumors (MGTs) mean the tumor cells that attack the stomach and grow there through blood vessel, lymph vessel, and other pathway, consistent with the primary tumor in phenotype, which are clinically uncommon, and information on MGTs is generally limited to single case reports. Here we present a clinical series of 8 cases with MGTs, in attention to discuss the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment, and prognosis of MGTs.
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