Metastatic Pulmonary, Gastric, and Renal Calcification Demonstrated on Bone Scintigraphy in a Patient With Malignant Melanoma and Renal FailureWHEAT, DEIRDRE, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.; McCARTHY, PETER, F.R.C.P.I., F.R.C.R.Clinical Nuclear Medicine: December 1998 - Volume 23 - Issue 12 - p 824-827 Original Articles Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Purpose: This case report describes the clinical, scintigraphic, and pathologic findings in a patient with an unexpected finding of a cutaneous malignant melanoma. Method: Multiple imaging studies were done, as was a pathologic examination of a suspicious pigmented lesion on the patient's back. Result: A Tc-99m MDP bone scan showed diffuse uptake in the skeleton, lungs, kidneys, and stomach. Conclusion: Metastatic calcification, as shown by isotope scintigraphy, is an unusual manifestation of metastatic cancer from a primary cutaneous melanoma. From University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland Received May 10, 1998. Revision accepted June 4, 1998. Reprint requests: Peter McCarthy, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland. © 1998 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.