Small bowel (small intestine)
Other malignancies
Melanoma metastatic to small bowel

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 15 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Melanoma metastatic to small bowel[TI]

See also: Metastases

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Melanoma metastatic to small bowel. website. Accessed February 18th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Often long period between primary and metastatic diagnosis
  • Better prognosis if solitary versus multiple metastases
Case reports
Gross images

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Metastatic cutaneous melanoma to jejunum

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Undifferentiated tumor with discohesive cells with pink cytoplasm, pleomorphic nuclei, macronucleoli, frequent mitotic figures
  • Spindled or epithelioid cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Semir Vranić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Melanoma from thigh of 50 year old Bosnian man metastatic to jejunum (H&E, S100, MelanA)

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Positive stains
Negative stains
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