A slightly different polyp: melanoma metastasis diagnosed by colonoscopy
Guillermo Castillo López 1 , Julián Sanz Ortega 2 , Santiago González Vázquez 3 , María Teresa Alonso Sierra 3 , Beatriz Merchán Gómez 3 , César Prieto de Frías 1 , José María Riesco López 3
Melanoma metastases are rare in the colon. Its diagnosis is difficult because they do not usually produce symptoms. They can present through the endoscopic image of a non-pigmented polyp. This is the case of a 56-year-old woman diagnosed with melanoma metastasis through polypectomy of an unusual-looking polyp.
CITATION Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2023 May 12. doi: 10.17235/reed.2023.9667/2023