Skin melanoma can metastasize to any organ or tissue. The median survival in patient with intestinal metastases is inferior to 7 months compared to other sites metastasis. A wide intestinal resection including the resection of the mesentery with lymph nodes remains the main treatment due to the low morbidity and mortality rate it is also associated with.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
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