• Dr. Kanupriya Gupta Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Dental Sciences, IMS, BHU, Varanasi (U.P.) INDIA-221005


Melanocytes, oral malignant melanoma, pigmented lesions


Oral mucosal melanoma is a rare malignancy with the tendency to metastasize and locally invade tissues more readily than other malignant tumor of the oral cavity. It occurs approximately four times more frequently in the oral mucosa of the upper jaw usually on the palate or alveolar gingiva. The chameleonic presentation of malignant melanoma, its asymptomatic condition, rarity of the lesion, poor prognosis and the necessity of a highly specialized treatment are factors that should be seriously considered by the involved health care provider.


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Dr. Kanupriya Gupta. (2017). ORAL MALIGNANT MELANOMA. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(6). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1080

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