International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2019, Vol 29, Num 2 Page(s): 162-165
A MALIGNANT MELANOMA CASE WITH MELANOSIS SYNDROME

NİLÜFER GÜLER1, İBRAHİM VARGEL1

Hacettepe University Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Oncology

Keywords: malignant melanoma, melanosis syndrome
Malignant melanoma is a skin cancer usually cured by simple excision of the primary lesion, but nevertheless it is fatal in about one fifth of cases. Gray-brown skin discoloration (melanosis syndrome) resulting from wide-spread melanoma can be seen. which causes high blood and urinary melanogens. Affected patients often have urine that is dark or darkens on exposure to air. Here we present a malignant melanoma case with melanosis syndrome.