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Primary Malignant Esophageal Melanoma in a 47-Year-Old Woman: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Amirpasha Ebrahimi 1 , Afshin Abdi Rad 2 and Massoome Najafi 3 , *
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1 Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation Division, Imam-Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Surgical Pathology, Cancer Institute, Imam-Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Surgery, Cancer Institute, Imam-Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Thrita: December 01, 2014, 3 (4); e22464
  • Published Online: October 18, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: August 1, 2014
  • Revised: September 3, 2014
  • Accepted: September 15, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.22464

To Cite: Ebrahimi A, Abdi Rad A, Najafi M. Primary Malignant Esophageal Melanoma in a 47-Year-Old Woman: A Case Report and Review of Literature, Thrita. 2014 ;3(4):e22464. doi: 10.5812/thrita.22464.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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