Metastatic malignant melanoma of maxillary gingiva. A case report.

S. V. Srinivasan, K. M. Pal, P. K. Dayal, T. S. Bastian, S. Patil

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Abstract

Malignant melanoma of the oral cavity can be primary or secondary due to metastasis from distant site. Incidence of oral cavity by metastasis of melanoma is 1.85%. Most common oral sites involved are tongue, buccal mucosa and parotid gland. Oral lesions occur as a part of disseminated disease during the advanced stages and has poor prognosis. An unusual case of metastatic malignant melanoma of the maxillary gingiva is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalIndian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Volume8
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-1997

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Gingiva
Melanoma
Mouth
Neoplasm Metastasis
Parotid Gland
Mouth Mucosa
Tongue
Incidence

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  • Dentistry(all)

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Srinivasan, S. V. ; Pal, K. M. ; Dayal, P. K. ; Bastian, T. S. ; Patil, S. / Metastatic malignant melanoma of maxillary gingiva. A case report. In: Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research. 1997 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 119-122.
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Metastatic malignant melanoma of maxillary gingiva. A case report. / Srinivasan, S. V.; Pal, K. M.; Dayal, P. K.; Bastian, T. S.; Patil, S.

In: Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research, Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.10.1997, p. 119-122.

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