Subungual Melanoma of the Great Toe in a Hispanic Male with Down Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


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Abstract

Solid mass tumors are not as common as leukemia in individuals with Down syndrome. In this report, we describe the rare case of an adult Hispanic male with Down syndrome who developed advanced subungual melanoma in the hallux. We also describe the course of treatment, which involved hallux amputation along with metastatic work-up and sentinel lymph node biopsy with eventual resection.Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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