Dec 2015 Biomedical papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacky, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia

Rapid and clinically significant response to masitinib in the treatment of mucosal primary esophageal melanoma with somatic KIT exon 11 mutation involving brain metastases: A case report.

Auteurs

Prosvicova J, Lukesova S, Kopecky J, Grim J, Papik Z, Kolarova R, Navratilova B, Dubreuil P, Agopian J, Mansfield C, Moussy A, Hermine O

Résumé

Malignant melanoma in the gastrointestinal tract may be primary or metastatic. Mucosal melanoma is a quite rare and aggressive disease, growing hidden and diagnosed with a certain delay which makes treatment difficult.

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