Primary gastrointestinal melanoma
Other Names for this Disease
- Melanoma of the gastrointestinal tract
- Melanoma of the GI tract
- Malignant melanoma of the gastrointestinal tract
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Treatment of primary melanoma of the small intestine often involves the surgical resection of the tumor. We encourage you to speak with your healthcare provider to learn more about your surgical and other treatment options.
Last updated: 1/6/2009
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