Endoscopic submucosal dissection as excisional biopsy for anorectal malignant melanoma: A case report
Shigeo Manabe, Michiyo Takeda, Fumitaka Usui, Ikuhiro Hirata, Shuji Takahashi, Department of Gastroenterology, Kouseikai Takeda Hospital, Kyoto 600-8558, Japan
Yoshio Boku, Fujita Clinic, 67, Gokiya-cho, Oomiya-dori Shichijo-kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8267, Japan
Author contributions: Manabe S was responsible for the patient, performed endoscopic submucosal dissection, and drafted the manuscript; Boku Y performed endoscopic examination; Takeda M, Usui F, Hirata I and Takahashi S proofread and revised the manuscript; all authors approved the final version of the manuscript.
Informed consent statement: The patient was offered written explanations before the start of the treatment, and she provided consent.
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Corresponding author: Shigeo Manabe, MD, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology, Kouseikai Takeda Hospital, 841-5, Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shiokoji-dori Nishinotoin-higashiiru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8558, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: March 2, 2019
Peer-review started: March 2, 2019
First decision: March 29, 2019
Revised: April 15, 2019
Accepted: May 2, 2019
Article in press: May 2, 2019
Published online: July 6, 2019