Vanessa Rebelo dos Santos1*, Carlota Ramos1, Joana Almeida2, Cátia Felício1, Teresa Cabral Braga1, Hélder Sobral Matos1, Isidra Cantante1, José Paulo Freire1 and João Coutinho1
1Department of Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte, Portugal
2Department of Pathology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte, Portugal
Melanoma is commonly known to metastasize and can spread to any organ, however, gastric metastases from melanoma are rare. We present an unexpected case of a 66-year-old woman, with previous history of dorsal melanoma excision, presenting 5 years later with 2 subcutaneous melanoma metastases on the dorsum and 1 on the gastric body. During endoscopic evaluation, esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma was also diagnosed and the patient underwent total gastrectomy with distal esophagectomy. There are few reported cases of metastatic melanoma of the stomach and, to our knowledge, none with concomitant adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction.
dos Santos VR, Ramos C, Almeida J, Felício C, Braga TC, Matos HS, et al. Simultaneous Presentation of Metastatic Melanoma to the Stomach and Siewert Type II Adenocarcinoma. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3280..