Congenital Melanoma: A Case of Transplacental Melanoma Transmission to the Neural Axis
Transplacental (vertical) transmission of metastatic melanoma is extremely rare. We describe the brain MR imaging findings of the ninth reported case of maternally derived congenital melanoma, the third with known brain metastases.
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Keywords: BRAF = B-Raf proto-oncogene
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2014
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