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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yazan Daaboul, M.D.; Serge Korjian M.D.

Overview

There are no echocardiography/ultrasound findings associated with melanoma. However, an ultrasound may be helpful in the diagnosis of complications of melanoma which include metastasis and invasion of the local tissue.

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References

  1. Olmedo D, Brotons-Seguí M, Del Toro C, González M, Requena C, Traves V, Pla A, Bolumar I, Moreno-Ramírez D, Nagore E (December 2017). "Use of Lymph Node Ultrasound Prior to Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in 384 Patients with Melanoma: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis". Actas Dermosifiliogr. 108 (10): 931–938. doi:10.1016/j.ad.2017.06.002. PMID 28801012.
  2. Vimercati A, Suma C, Cicinelli E, Resta L, Cormio G (January 2018). "Title ultrasound features of ovarian melanoma metastases: The "Golf ball" aspect". Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol. 220: 137–138. doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.11.009. PMID 29198556.
  3. Jacobsen BH, Ricks C, Harrie RP (December 2018). "Ocular ultrasound versus MRI in the detection of extrascleral extension in a patient with choroidal melanoma". BMC Ophthalmol. 18 (1): 320. doi:10.1186/s12886-018-0990-0. PMC 6291956. PMID 30541510.

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