Corpus ID: 7923556

Malignant Melanoma Of Oral Cavity.

@article{Bajpai2017MalignantMO,
  title={Malignant Melanoma Of Oral Cavity.},
  author={M. Bajpai and Nilesh Pardhe and Betina Chandolia},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          183
        }
}
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. 
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