Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatology

Melanoma and pregnancy: risks, course and prognosis

A clinical case of a patient, 34–35 weeks pregnant with melanoma stage V (tumour growing into fatty tissues), complicated by severe paraneoplastic symptoms including secondary thrombophilia, marantic endocarditis, disseminated arterial thrombosis. A lethal outcome was stated 8 months after preterm delivery due to thromboembolism and severe multiple organ failure. 

Key words: pregnancy, secondary thrombophilia, melanoma, paraneoplastic syndrome.

For citation: Strizhakov A.N., Ignatko I.V., Protsenko D.N., Afanas’eva N.V., Dyad’kov I.N., Zayrat’yants G.О., Matsneva I.A., Golubenko E.O., Dudina I.A. Melanoma and pregnancy: risks, course and prognosis. Vopr. ginekol. akus. perinatol. (Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatology). 2018; 17(1): 83–87. (In Russian).
DOI: 10.20953/1726-1678-2018-1-83-87