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Ground-glass nodules found in two patients with malignant melanomas: different growth rate and different histology

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    1 Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Mi-Jin Kang
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    1 Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
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    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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  • Min A Kim
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    Department of Pathology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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  • Chang Min Park
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    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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  • Chang-Hyun Lee
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    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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  • Jin Mo Goo
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    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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  • Hyun Ju Lee
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    Corresponding author. Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea. Tel.: +82 2 2072 1861; fax: +82 2 743 6385.
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    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101, Daehangno, 28, Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
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    1 Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Published:November 13, 2009DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2009.10.036

      Abstract

      We report two pathologically proven pure ground-glass nodules found in two patients with malignant melanoma. In one patient, the nodule showed no growth over 2 months and was found to be bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, whereas in the other patient, a nodule grew rapidly over 3 months and was histologically confirmed to be metastatic melanoma.

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