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Could liver nodules be a recurrence of past malignant melanoma?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Possible

Nodules in the liver can be caused by many different things.
A patient with a history of melanoma and the development of new liver lesions would warrant further investigation.

In brief: Possible

Nodules in the liver can be caused by many different things.
A patient with a history of melanoma and the development of new liver lesions would warrant further investigation.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Possibly

Possibly.
Malignant melanoma is one of the few malignancies that can metastasize to virtually every organin the body. It is also one of the few malignancies that has a long dormant period and can recurr up to 20 years after resection when cure has already been anticipated. Bx is essential.

In brief: Possibly

Possibly.
Malignant melanoma is one of the few malignancies that can metastasize to virtually every organin the body. It is also one of the few malignancies that has a long dormant period and can recurr up to 20 years after resection when cure has already been anticipated. Bx is essential.
Dr. Myron Arlen
Dr. Myron Arlen
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