Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
Print version ISSN 0100-6991
PRADO FILHO, Orlando Ribeiro; LIMA, Thayse Gonçalves de and MONTEIRO, Orlando Gonçalves. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to metastatic malignant melanoma. Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. [online]. 2001, vol.28, n.5, pp. 389-390. ISSN 0100-6991. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-69912001000500014.
A case of lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to metastatic malignant melanoma in a man, in which the final diagnosis was made only on surgery, is reported. The patient underwent a segmentary enterectomy with primary anastomosis and he was discharged on tenth postoperative day.
Keywords : Gastrointestinal bleeding; Melanoma; Metastasis.