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Obstructive cholecystitis due to metastatic melanoma.
  1. D. G. Ostick,
  2. M. T. Haqqani


    A patient with isolated metastases from cutaneous melanoma to the gall-bladder is reported. The patient presented clinically with obstructive cholecystitis. The course of melanoma is unpredictable and the possibility that an apparently unassociated condition is due to metastases should always be considered. Isolated metastases may respond well to radical surgery and reward the surgeon's efforts.

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