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  • disease
  • Cutaneous melanoma is a very aggressive disease, arising from the proliferation of melanocytes, a type of dendritic cell found in the epidermis, uvea, meninges, intestinal tract, upper respiratory tract, and along regional lymph nodes [ 1 - 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • patients
  • Only 2-4% of patients affected by cutaneous melanoma are diagnosed with gastrointestinal metastases and the most common sites are the small bowel, colon, and stomach [ 1 , 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • site
  • Here, we report a rare case of melanoma metastasis to the gallbladder as the first site of recurrence following cutaneous melanoma treatment. (hindawi.com)
  • affects
  • A cutaneous condition is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system-the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • We present a 41-year-old male with a medical history of cutaneous melanoma of the face who presented to the hospital with abdominal pain. (hindawi.com)
  • small
  • Considering the wide range of potential causes leading to cutaneous small vessel vasculitis, there are subtle variations in the underlying pathophysiology for each cause. (wikipedia.org)