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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 285753, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/285753
Case Report

Nevus-Like Appearance of Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Esophagus

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, 158-056 Ewha Womans University, 911-1 Mokdong Yangcheon-Ku, Seoul, South Korea

Received 24 March 2009; Accepted 23 June 2009

Academic Editor: Prateek Sharma

Copyright © 2009 Min-Jung Kang and Sun Young Yi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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