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Malignant melanoma involving the small bowel.
  1. B. G. Wilson,
  2. J. R. Anderson


    Small bowel is the commonest site of gastrointestinal metastases from cutaneous malignant melanoma. Five patients with malignant melanoma involving the small bowel are reported. One patient was operated on for suspected acute appendicitis, two patients for gastrointestinal bleeding and two patients for small bowel obstruction. Two patients remain well 4 and 5 years after surgery.

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