Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy

Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7092



A Brief History of the Spread of Melanoma to the Pancreas

Wilson IB Onuigbo

The informative Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary not only defined melanoma as a tumor which forms pigment but also added that this name first appeared in 1838. In this context, a historical review of pigment cell biology did not mention the pancreas up to 1900. Therefore, this paper briefly documents its appearances before that year.