Metastatic Malignant Melanoma of the Uterine Cervix: First Diagnosed on Liquid-Based Cytology

Uezuem N., Koese F., Ataoglu O.

DIAGNOSTIC CYTOPATHOLOGY, vol.36, no.11, pp.769-772, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/dc.20917
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.769-772
  • Keywords: cervix, cytology, immunohistochemistry, melanoma, ThinPrep, VAGINA
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Malignant melanomas of the female genital tract are uncommon lesions. The first case of vulvar melanomas with a subsequent malignant melanoma of the cervix diagnosed based on liquid-based cytology without evidence of gross pathology is described. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2008;36:769-772. (C) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.