Metastasis of Primary Malignant Melanoma of Cervix in Brain: A Tertiary Care Center, Maharashtra
Author(s): Avadh Kishor Tyagi*, KM Hiwale and Sunita Vagha
Background: Malignant Melanoma is primarily occurs in skin, mucous membrane and choroid but Primary Malignant Melanoma of Cervix (PMMC) is extremely rare due to lack of melanocytes in cervix. That’s why metastasis of Primary Malignant Melanoma of Cervix (PMMC) is extremely uncommon condition. Case presentation: In this study, a 66-years old female came to tertiary health centers OPD with complain of occipital headache, vertigo from 4 or 5 days and history of being operated for primary malignant melanoma of cervix 2 years back. On histopathological examination, the left cerebellar lesion was notice to bemetastasis of Primary Malignant Melanoma of Cervix and the lesion had metastasized in other region of brain also. Conclusion: The Primary Malignant Melanoma of Cervix very rare condition with extremely poor prognosis. Early diagnosis, wide local surgical excision with pre and post-operative adjuvant therapy are play important role in increase of patients survival. This case report aims to improve information about uncommon tumor of cervix.