MALIGNANT MELANOMA OF ORAL CAVITY

Authors

  • Manas Bajpai Assistant Professor,Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology NIMS Dental College, Jaipur
  • Nilesh Pardhe Professor and Head, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology NIMS Dental College, Jaipur
  • Betina Chandolia Assistant professor , Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology NIMS Dental College, Jaipur

Abstract

A 51 year old male presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, NIMS Dental College Jaipur (India) with a painless pigmented patch extending from left side of the palate to the gingiva from 9 months. The patient had noticed the growth 7 months ago; it was a small patch of 1 cm initially, which gradually increased to attain the present size. The lesion was completely asymptomatic without any ulceration and mobility of the teeth.

References

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Ardekian L, Rosen DJ, Peled M, Rachmiel A, Machtei EE, el Naaj IA, et al. Primary gingival malignant melanoma. Report of 3 cases. J Periodontol 2000;71(1):117–20.

Cebrián Carretero JL, Chamorro Pons M, Montesdeoca N. Melanoma of the oral cavity. Review of the literature. Med Oral 2001;6(5):371–5.

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Published

2017-01-25

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