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Abstract

Malignant Melanoma Presenting as Obstructive Jaundice Secondary to Metastasis to the Ampulla of Vater

Context Malignant melanoma commonly metastasizes to the small intestine where it can cause pain, bleeding, and obstruction. However, jaundice from metastatic melanoma is relatively uncommon. Case report A case of known malignant melanoma presenting as new onset obstructive jaundice as a result of a rarely reported metastasis to the ampulla of Vater. Conclusion Multidisciplinary management of patients with metastatic melanoma is essential


Author(s):

Joshua A Marks, Atul S Rao, David Loren, Agnes Witkiewicz, Michael J Mastrangelo, Adam C Berger



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