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Table 1 Search results for case reports of amelanotic malignant melanoma of the esophagus between 1996 and 2018 [2, 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18]

From: Primary amelanotic malignant melanoma of the esophagus: a case report

Reference Age/sex
Tumor size
Endoscopic findings Location TNM stage Preoperative diagnosis Treatment Prognosis
Lee et al. [15] 47/M 3 cm Polypoid tumor Lower esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Died 4 months after surgery
Lee et al. [15] 39/F 1.5 cm Polypoid and ulcerated tumor Lower esophagus n.a. Poorly-differentiated carcinoma Surgery No recurrent 4 months from surgery
Suzuki et al. [8] 58/M 6.5 cm Ulcerated tumor Middle esophagus T3N1M0, III Squamous cell carcinoma Surgery, CT, IT and ET Alive 53 months after surgery(recurrence at 11 months)
Heidemann et al. [7] 75/M 8 cm Ulcerated tumor Middle and distal esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Recurrent at 7 months
Stringa et al. [10] 59/M 7.5 cm Polypoid and ulcerated tumor Lower third of the esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Disseminated 14 months after surgery
De Smione et al. [9] 58/F
3 cm
Polypoid tumor Middle esophagus pT1N0M0, IA Squamous cell carcinoma Surgery Died 16 months after surgery
Wang et al. [16] n.a.
n.a.
n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Kranzfelder et al. [11] 57/F 7 cm Ulcerated tumor Distal esophagus n.a. PMME Surgery and RT Died 4 months after sugery
Terada et al. [12] 87/F n.a. Ulcerated tumor Distal esophagus n.a. n.a. CT and RT Died 12 months after first presentation
Terada et al. [12] 56/M n.a. Polypoid tumor Middle esophagus n.a. n.a. CT and RT Died 7 months after first presentation
Carr-Locke et al. [18] 66/F 3.5 cm Polypoid and ulcerated tumor distal esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Alive 2 months after surgery
Lohmann et al. [13] 63/M 3.6 cm Sessile tumor Middle esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery and CT Died 12 months after diagnosis
Lohmann et al. [13] 67/F 2.2 cm Polypoid and ulcerated tumor Middle esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Alive 60 months after surgery
Lohmann et al. [13] 72/M n.a. Polypoid tumor Middle esophagus n.a. n.a. Laser ablation Died 13 months after diagnosis
Lohmann et al. [13] 70/F 10 cm Sessile and ulcerated tumor Distal esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Died 2 months after diagnosis
Lohmann et al. [13] 58/F 11 cm Polypoid and ulcerated tumor Distal esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery Died 4 months after diagnosis
Ramaswamy et al. [17] 24/F 4.3 cm Polypoid tumor Cervical esophagus n.a. n.a. Surgery and CT Died 8 months after first presentation
Hirayama et al. [14] 77/F 2 cm Polypoid tumor Middle esophagus n.a. PMME Surgery No recurence 3 year after surgery
Kobayashi et al. [2] 68/M 2 cm Polypoid tumor Middle esophagus T1bN0M0, IA Malignant tumor Surgery No recurrence 1.5 year after surgery
Current case 86/F 3 cm Polypoid tumor Distal esophagus T2N0M0, II Squamous cell carcinoma Surgery No recurrent finding 12 months from surgery
  1. This article is included in the review of Bisceglia et al. [13]. M male, F female, n.a. not available, CT chemotherapy, RT radiation therapy, ET endocrine therapy, IT immunotherapy