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my brother has metastisised melonoma, one of the tumors is

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my brother has metastisised melonoma, one of the tumors is on his adrenal gland, and hes been told that it has leaked, do mets like this leak, what do they leak, and what is the result of the leaked fluid?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 6 years ago.
The adrenal gland is the 4th common site of metastasis after lung,liver & bone.The metastatic tumor are aggressive one & as a complication there may be necrosis of the cells which may lead to liquefaction.The resultant leaked fluid may lead to further metastasis of the tumor cells in the abdomen .This all is associated with stage 4 disease which shows a poorer prognosis.

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