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Stage III Melanoma Treated With Chemotherapy After Surgery During the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

Isao Ishida, MD, PhD; Yuji Yamaguchi, MD, PhD; Atsushi Tanemura, MD, PhD; Ko Hosokawa, MD, PhD; Satoshi Itami, MD, PhD; Akimichi Morita, MD, PhD; Ichiro Katayama, MD, PhD
Arch Dermatol. 2009;145(3):346-348. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2008.612.
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Alexander et al1 found that approximately 31% of 87 reported cases of melanoma in pregnancy had transplacental metastases. We describe herein a patient with stage III melanoma treated with chemotherapy.

Alexander  ASamlowski  WEGrossman  D  et al.  Metastatic melanoma in pregnancy: risk of transplacental metastases in the infant. J Clin Oncol 2003;21 (11) 2179- 2186
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Clinical view of the melanoma on the thigh of a pregnant 29-year-old Japanese woman. A, Frontal view. B, Lateral view.

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Low-magnification (A) (original magnification ×100) and high-magnification (B) (original magnification ×400) hematoxylin-eosin–stained specimens taken from the melanoma on the thigh of a pregnant 29-year-old Japanese woman showed atypical cells with hyperchromasia and various sizes of nuclei in addition to mitotic figures.

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