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Acute tumor lysis syndrome after anti-pd-1 immunotherapy nivolumab for metastatic melanoma.

A 76 -year-old male with history of multifocal melanoma involving maxillary and left nostril (T3NxM0) diagnosed in June 2015, who was treated at outside hospital with resection and adjuvant XRT. One year after initial diagnosis, he presented to our hospital with 20 lb weight loss, fatigue and abdominal bloating. A computerized tomography (CT) scan of the chest abdomen and pelvis with and without IV contrast revealed widely metastatic disease involving lung, liver, kidneys, omentum, adrenal, bones

Author(s): Daniel Brunnhoelzl and Jue Wang*