Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 7 Number 2, 2004

J HK Coll Radiol 2004;7:66-69

Imaging of Metastatic Melanoma

DM King
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK

Cutaneous melanoma is a widely metastasising neoplastic disease with an unpredictable pattern of spread. Imaging has an important role to play in the management of this disease, particularly in the delineation of metastases. This article discusses the use of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging for the detection of metastases from melanoma.

Key Words: Computed tomography, Magnetic resonance imaging, Melanoma, Metastasis

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