BOB MARLEY'S DISEASE: CEREBRAL METASTASIS OF ACRAL MELANOMA

Thiago Matnei, Carlos Henrique Ferreira Camargo, Fabrício Feltrin, Carlos Gustavo Wambier, Eloina do Rocio Valenga Baroni

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Bob Marley's had a great importance to Jamaica, Caribbean popular music, and Pan-Africanism. Under the name of the Wailers, several Marley's success reggae albums were recorded between 1969 and 1975. After this, at the solo career, he was placed as the most impor- tant reggae singer. The disease that ruined Bob Marley was an acral melanoma (right hallux) that had a late diagnosis and treatment, followed by metastases to the abdomen, the lungs and the brain. Seizures have been the warning sign that the melanoma had spread, three years after the initial injury. We presented here the history of the disease of this famous singer and reported another patient with a case quite similar to him, calling his illness as “Bob Marley's

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Neurologia; Fonoaudiologia

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