Malignant melanoma of soft parts (MMSP) is a rare tumour with frequent local recurrences and eventual nodal and distant metastasis. It has characteristic clinical features and histologic picture. However, a precise diagnosis of this tumor may be difficult on aspiration material. We report two cases of MMSP which posed a diagnostic dilemma owing to their variable cytomorphological features and make an attempt to review the literature.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
- Fine needle aspirate
- Soft parts