Remission of a Perimyocardial Melanoma Metastasis With Pembrolizumab Treatment

Frederik Uttenthal Larsen, Johannes Katate Wilhjelm, Eric Steen Nielsen
2019 JACC Case Reports  
Malignant melanoma demonstrates the highest rate of cardiac metastases. The incidence of melanoma is rising. The prognosis of people with advanced melanoma is generally poor. This case report emphasizes the potential need for early detection of cardiac involvement in advanced melanoma in view of promising advances in treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.) (J Am Coll Cardiol Case Rep 2019;1:5-8)
doi:10.1016/j.jaccas.2019.04.004 fatcat:lh2w4w2uvzhchcxo7sqf2x7ziu