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INFANTE CARBONELL, Maria Cristina; NEYRA BARROS, Rafael Manuel  and  JAEN INFANTE, Dra.. Scrotum melanoma in a middle-age patient. MEDISAN [online]. 2020, vol.24, n.1, pp.126-133.  Epub Feb 18, 2020. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 42 years, black skin patient is described, he attended the Peripheral Tumors Surgery Service in Conrado Benítez García Teaching Provincial Cancer Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, due to a hyperpigmented dark lesion in the left side of the scrotum, next to the raphe region, of approximately 4 mm and irregular borders that didn't elevate the skin or hurted. An excision of the lesion was carried out and the histological and pathological study revealed the existence of a melanoma, without ulceration or satelitosis, with radial growth, reason why there was a deep examination of the operated area in search of margins without affectation and the bilateral groin lymph nodes were dried up in a prophylactic way. Then chemotherapy and interferon injections were indicated. The patient maintained a favorable clinical course until a year and a half after the surgery.

Keywords : melanoma; scrotum; lymph nodes excision; groin; cancer institutions.

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