Author | Cecilia Gallegos, MD


Diffuse Hepatic Infiltration by Metastatic Melanoma

July 16, 2019

ByHugo E. Velázquez, MD|Francisco J. Castro-Alonso, MD|Christianne Bourlon, MD, MS|Alejandro Gabutti, MD|Cecilia Gallegos, MD|María T. Bourlon, MD, MSc

Melanoma of the skin is the 19th most common malignant neoplasm worldwide, with 287,723 new cases estimated for 2018 and metastatic melanoma accounting for 4% of all new cases. In recent years, the prognosis of this stage has undergone a dramatic transformation with the advent of immunotherapy and BRAF/MEK targeted therapy.