Spontaneous Regression of Metastatic Melanoma after Inoculation with Tetanus–Diphtheria–Pertussis Vaccine
Spontaneous regression of metastatic melanoma after inoculation with tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine.
Spontaneous regression of metastatic melanoma is an exceedingly rare event, with only 76 well-documented cases in the literature since 1866. Here, we present the case of a patient who developed metastatic melanoma despite interferon therapy and who then achieved spontaneous regression shortly after a reaction to tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccination. A common theme among these cases is the d...متن کامل
Spontaneous regression of metastatic malignant melanoma is rare. A case is presented here. The primary lesion, a lentigo maligna melanoma of the face, recurred after excision and metastasized to the parotid and upper cervical lymph nodes, and to the lungs. The patient declined further therapy. There was no clinical or radiologic evidence of metastasis 1 year later.متن کامل
BACKGROUND Complete spontaneous regression of melanoma metastatic to the lungs is a rare event. OBJECTIVE To report a case of biopsy-proven melanoma metastatic to the lung with complete spontaneous regression. METHODS Multidisciplinary case report. RESULTS A 35-year-old white female was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma to the lung. A pleural biopsy confirmed the diagnosis. Partial spont...متن کامل
Spontaneous regression of metastatic melanoma is a rare event with only 76 cases having been reported since 1866. The precise mechanism of regression remains unknown. We present a case of a man with spontaneous regression of pulmonary metastatic melanoma confirmed on histopathology accompanied by reduction in fluorodeoxyglucose-activity on serial positron emission tomography/computed tomography...متن کامل
C utaneous melanoma (CM) is the leading cause of skin cancer mortality worldwide despite constituting only 4% of skin cancers. Acral melanoma (AM) is a distinct variant of CM and is generally associated with a poor prognosis. Complete spontaneous regression of CM is a rare but well described phenomenon. We present an unusual case of a complete spontaneously regressed metastatic AM with melanoma...متن کامل
عنوان ژورنال: Current Oncology