Primary intramedullary melanoma of lumbar spinal cord: A case report
Le-Dong Sun, Xin Chu, Li Xu, Xiu-Zhen Fan, Department of Dermatology, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510900, Guangdong Province, China
Yi Qian, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510900, Guangdong Province, China
Da-Ming Zuo, Department of Medical Laboratory, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Sun LD and Qian Y designed the study; Chu X helped prepare the radiology images; Xu L and Fan XZ analyzed the pathology images; Zuo DM wrote the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Foundation of the President of the Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Southern Medical University, 2020.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and accompanying images.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interest to report.
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Corresponding author: Yi Qian, MD, Associate Professor, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Southern Medical University, No. 566 Congcheng Avenue, Conghua District, Guangzhou 510900, Guangdong Province, China. email@example.com
Received: November 25, 2020
Peer-review started: November 25, 2020
First decision: December 8, 2020
Revised: December 15, 2020
Accepted: December 28, 2020
Article in press: December 28, 2020
Published online: April 6, 2021